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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: Tues, 6-10, 1160
Introduction to Business BUSN 1010-108   Warwick: Thurs, 7-9:30, 6104

(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:

Class is cancelled on 1-21-14 due to inclement weather!  In the meantime, you can begin reading Chapter 1 in the Visualizing Technology text.  Make sure to keep all materials from the textbooks package together. You will need the small card for MYITLAB which is enclosed with the texts.  The class syllabus is on the above link.  See you all next week.

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: 2-4-14

Assignment 2: Windows 8 - Skills 1-10 starting on Page 30 in the Skills for Success textbook.  Submit completed file via email attachment.  Due: 2-18-14  

Exam 1: Covering Chapters 1, 2 and 3 in the Visualizing Technology textbook on 2-18-14.

Class is cancelled on 2-18-14 due to severe weather conditions.  Please note that we will have our first exam next week, 2-25-14. In the meantime, review MYITLAB for the latest items on MSFT Word that are to be used in conjunction with Assignments 3 and 4:

Assignment 3: MSFT Word Chapter 1, Skills 1-10 starting on Page 116 in the Skills for Success textbook.  Submit the 2 completed files (Word file and PDF file) via email attachment.  Due: 2-25-14. File needed for assignment: Click on this link

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.  Due: 3-4-14. 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: 3-25-14

Exam 2: Covering Chapters 4 and 5 in the Visualizing Technology textbook on 3-25-14.

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: 4-1-14. File needed for assignment: Click on this link

Assignment 7: 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: 4-15-14.   Files needed for assignment:   File 1  File 2   File3

Exam 3: Covering Chapters 6 and 7 in the Visualizing Technology textbook on 4-15-14.

Assignment 8: 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: 4-22-14.   Files needed for assignment:  File 1 File 2 File 3 File 4

Assignment 9: 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: 4-29-14.    Excel File needed for assignment: File 1

Assignment 10: 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: 5-6-14.     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 5-6-14.

 

 

 

Introduction to Business Assignments and Information:

Assignment 1: Page 25 - #3, due 1-30-14.  Assignment is to be typed, printed and submitted at the beginning of class.

Assignment 2: Page 57 - CTQ - #1, due 2-6-14.  Assignment is to be single space typed, printed and submitted at the beginning of class.

MYBIZLAB: Course Code: business75598

Assignment 3: Page 89 - CTQ - #1, due 2-13-14.  Assignment is to be single space typed, printed and submitted at the beginning of class.

Class is cancelled on 2-13-14 due to severe weather conditions.  Please note that we will still be having our first exam next week, 2-20-14 (mid-term grades are due soon after and we need to have at least one exam calculated in the mid-term grade average).  The exam will cover Chapters 1, 2 and 3 (up to page 71).  We will work in the remaining sections of Chapter 3 on the next exam.

Exam 1: Covering Chapters 1, 2 and 3 (up to page 71) on 2-20-14. M/C and T/F. Bring #2 Pencil.

Assignment 4: Business Etiquette Memorandum, due 3-6-14.

Assignment 5: Page 509 - CTQ #2, due 3-6-14.

Exam 2: Covering Chapters (3), 15, 16 and 4 will be on 3-27-14. M/C and T/F. Bring #2 Pencil.

Assignment 6: Page 163 - CTQ's #2 and #4, due 4-3-14.

Assignment 7: Page 194 - CTQ #1, due 4-10-14.

Exam 3: Covering Chapters 5, 6, and 12 will be on 4-17-14. M/C and T/F. Bring #2 Pencil.

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