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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



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
Course Title/Description Course Number   Campus/Day/Time/Room#
Introduction to Computers COMI 1100-101   Knight, M, W  4-6,   6068, 2114
Financial Accounting ACCT 1010-104   Knight, T, Th  7-9:10 6054, 6018

(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:

Remember to always review assignments and activities in MYITLAB.

Read Chapter 1 in the Visualizing Technology textbook.

Assignment 1: Send email to me at . 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: 9-10-14

Read Chapter 2 in the Visualizing Technology textbook.

Assignment 2: Windows 8 - Skills 1-10 starting on Page 30 in the Skills for Success textbook.  Submit completed file via email attachment.  Due: 9-29-14  

Read Chapter 3 in the Visualizing Technology textbook.

Exam 1: Covering Chapters 1, 2 and 3 in the Visualizing Technology textbook will be on 9-24-14.






Financial Accounting Assignments and Information:

Revised syllabus is now available on the above course title link.

ACCT 1010-104 McGraw-Hill Connect Link:

Chapter 1:

Chapter 2:

Exam 1: Covering Chapters 1 and 2 will be on 9-30-14.





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