|Instructor: Lindsay Grace|
Course Title: Computer Literacy
|Course Number and Section: GE110, F||Time: 12:00– 3:50|
|Number of Quarter Hours: 4||Term: Winter|
|Estimated Weekly Homework Hour: 2-3||Year: 2005|
|Course Length: 10 weeks (11th session is holiday)|
|Instructor: Lindsay D. Grace|
|Office E-mail: LG3311@fac.aii.edu||Course Website: http://aii.lgrace.com|
Computer Literacy acquaints and trains students in the use of computer packages. This training includes operating systems, word processing, database management, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
1. Three floppy disks (2 formatted for the IBM PC, 1 for the Mac) or 1 USB flash drive.
2. School login ID and password for e-mail access and project work.
3. One folder or binder.
Technology Needed: Access to a personal computer (Mac or PC) with reliable Internet connectivity.
Microsoft Office 2000 Projects
Carol M. Cram,
Course Technology, 2000,
1. Describe what a computer is and how it processes data.
2. Explain and use different types of storage media.
3. Send and receive e-mail.
4. Demonstrate basic word processing skills.
5. Demonstrate basic spreadsheet skills.
6. Demonstrate basic presentation software skills.
7. Compare different operating systems and environments.
8. Demonstrate file management skills.
9. Use a printer and a scanner.
10. Demonstrate Internet skills.
PC Basics: Software Part 1
MS-Word Part I
PC Basics: Software Part II
Operating Systems 1: Microsoft Operating Systems
MS-Word Part II
Operating Systems 2: Apple Operating System et al.
MS-Excel Part I
PC Basics: Hardware
MS-Excel Part II
Midterm Review (PC Basics, MS-Word, MS-Excel)
Database Introduction Part I
Computer Networks: History
Office 2000 Suite Integration
Computer Networks: Fundamentals
The Internet and The World Wide Web
Final Exam Review
The Computer's Future
NO CLASS – Good Friday Holiday
Instructor reserves the right to modify this schedule
Point Score Range Letter Grade
93 and above A
Below 63 F
Homework/ Projects: 30%
There will be a minimum of 4 homework / project assignments.
Course Requirements and Policies
All students must adhere to the guidelines set forth by the Illinois Institute of Art’s student handbook.
Students are expected to attend each class and arrive on time. Any student arriving late for an exam may not be given a chance to complete the exam. Late assignments are deducted one letter grade per day.
Makeup exams and acceptance of late assignments will only be granted in the following circumstances; Medical excuse, emergencies, campus-sponsored activities.
All issues of attendance and tardiness will be handled as school policy dictates and at the discretion of the instructor.
Cheating and Plagiarism:
Any student that cheats or plagiarizes will be reported to the school administration for immediate discipline.