Syllabus FSU's CIS4930 Section 70 CRN: 11000
Computers, Applications & the Web
Spring 99
3 credit hours

Course Description

This course is designed to bring K-12th grade teachers up-to-speed on computer skills helpful to their profession. There will be a strong emphasis on Web page authoring as class participants learn to master Office 97 applications: Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. In addition to hands-on application training, participants will study important computer concepts including hardware, software, architecture, networks, ethics, security, and the Internet.

Instructors

Ken Baldauf, baldauf@cs.fsu.edu, http://www.cs.fsu.edu/~baldauf, 644-5832
assisted by Shirley Campbell, scampbel@mail.maclay.pvt.k12.fl.us

Mr. Baldauf and Ms. Campbell are available at the end of class time to help students with individual problems. Mr. Baldauf is available 24 hours a day via email and voice mail. Mr. Baldauf can be reached at his office at FSU (114 MCH) Wednesdays 10:00 - 3:00 and Thursdays 10:00 - 3:30. Ms. Campbell is on Maclay campus Monday - Friday during regular business hours.

Class Meetings

Class will meet Mondays, 4:00 - 6:30 and Wednesdays, 3:30 - 6:00 beginning Monday, February 22 and ending Wed, April 14.

Materials

Texts
Computer Concepts (Third Edition), Parsons & Oja, Course Technology Pub.
Learn Office 97, QUE E&T Pub.

Other
Two high density 3.5" diskettes formatted for IBM PC's and compatibles
Two 9"x12" manila envelopes with clasps

Grading

Earned Possible Activity
_____ 100 Assignment 1: Email and the Web
_____ 100 Assignment 2: Word Processing with Word 97
_____ 100 Assignment 3: Spreadsheets with Excel 97
_____ 100 Assignment 4: Databases with Access 97
_____ 100 Assignment 5: Presentations with PowerPoint 97
_____ 250 Quizzes
_____ 250 Final Project
     
_____ 1000 Total

912 - 1000 A

896 - 911 A-

875 - 895 B+

812 - 874 B

796 - 811 B-

775 - 795 C+

712 - 774 C

696 - 711 C-

675 - 695 D+

612 - 674 D

596 - 611 D-

000 - 595 F

Students in this course will be expected to uphold FSU's Academic Honor Code.

Students with disabilities should contact the Instructor and let him know of any special accomodations that may be needed.



Webpage design by Ken Baldauf, 2/99