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Kent A. Gates, Jr., MBA

Department of Computer Studies and Information Processing

Department of Business Administration

 

Office Phone: (401) 825-1114

Email: kgates@ccri.edu

 

Office: Community College of Rhode Island

Business Office, 3rd Floor, Room 3336

400 East Ave.

Warwick, RI 02886

 

Office Hours:
Day Hours
M-F By Appointment
Courses:
Course Title/Description Course Number   Campus/Day/Time/Room#
Introduction to Computers COMI 1100-306   Providence, Tuesday, 6 to 10 PM, 1160
Introduction to Business BUSN 1010    

(Click on above Course Titles for link to Syllabus - note: links may not be active during summer months and mid-winter)

Introduction to Computers Assignments and Information:

Always refer to this webpage as well as MYITLAB (using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox web browser) for class information, materials, training and assignments.

Assignment 1: Send email to me at kgates@ccri.edu . In the Subject line, type "Assignment 1" and in the body of the email please explain to me your experiences using computers. (Examples: had classes in high school, have a smartphone, have used MSFT Office previously...) No more than one page. Due: 2-2-16

Assignment 2: In the Skill for Success book, read pages 2 through 23 and then complete the Multiple Choice questions on pages 28 and 29 (Submit via email unless otherwise directed).  Due: 2-9-16

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Exam 1 covering Chapters 1, 2, and 3 (in Visualizing Technology book) is on 2-16-16.

Reminder:  MYITLAB Quizzes must be completed before you take Exam 1 on Tuesday.  Do not wait until the class period to complete the Quizzes since you will not have enough time to complete them as well as the Exam. 

 Assignment 3: MSFT Word Chapter 1, Skills 1-10 starting on Page 116 in the Skills for Success textbook. Review and Complete related materials on MYITLAB first. Submit the 2 completed files (Word file and PDF file) via email attachment. Due: 2-23-16. File needed for assignment: Click on this link

Reminder:  All assignment files submitted are to have your Last Name and First Name as part of the file name. Ex.:  Gates_Kent_wrd01_Interns.docx

Assignment 4: MSFT Word Chapter 2, Skills 1-10 starting on Page 150 in the Skills for Success textbook.  Submit the completed file via email attachment (and note file name format as stated above).  Due: 3-1-16. File needed for assignment: Click on this link

Assignment 5: MSFT Excel Chapter 1, Skills 1-10 starting on Page 272 in the Skills for Success textbook. Start with a blank Excel Workbook. Submit the completed file via email attachment. Due: 3-8-16.

Assignment 6: MSFT Excel Chapter 2, Skills 1-10 starting on Page 306 in the Skills for Success textbook. Submit the completed file via email attachment. Due: 3-15-16. File needed for assignment: Click on this link

Exam 2: Covering Chapters 4 and 5 (in the Visualizing Technology textbook) on 3-29-16.

Assignment 7: Critical Thinking Section, Answer Question #1, on page 231 in the Visualizing Technology Text.  Instead of using the answer sheet as specified in the exercise, use MSFT Word and name the file: (your)Lastname_Firstname_ch05_CT.docx. Attached the completed Word file to an email and submit. Due: 3-29-16.

Assignment 8: MSFT PowerPoint Chapter 1, Skills 1-10 starting on Page 584 in the Skills for Success textbook. Submit the 2 completed files via email attachment.       Due: 4-12-16.   Files needed for assignment:   File 1  File 2   File3

Assignment 9:  Complete "On the Web" section on page 279 questions 1 and 2 in the Visualizing Technology Text.  Completed assignment is to be single spaced typed using MSFT Word  and name the file: Lastname_Firstname_ch06_Assignment.docx and submitted via email attachment. Due: 4-12-16.

Assignment 10: MSFT PowerPoint Chapter 2, Skills 1-10 starting on Page 618 in the Skills for Success textbook. Submit the completed file via email attachment.             Due: 4-19-16.   Files needed for assignment:  File 1 File 2 File 3 File 4

Exam 3: Covering Chapters 6 and 7 in the Visualizing Technology textbook on 4-19-16.

Assignment 11: MSFT Access Chapter 1, Skills 1-10 starting on Page 430 in the Skills for Success textbook. Submit the completed file via email attachment.  Due: 5-3-16.    Excel File needed for assignment: File 1

Assignment 12: MSFT Access Chapter 2, Skills 1-10 starting on Page 464 in the Skills for Success textbook. Submit the completed file via email attachment.  Due: 5-10-16.     Files needed for assignment: File 1    Note: Due to security issues, you may need to contact me via email to obtain this file.

Exam 4: Covering Chapters 8 and 9 in the Visualizing Technology textbook on 5-10-16.

 

 

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