SRJC Course Outlines

1/25/2021 6:57:59 AMCS 101B Course Outline as of Fall 2016

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 101BTitle:  PC CONCEPTS & PRACT  
Full Title:  Personal Computer Concepts and Practice
Last Reviewed:10/4/2010

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled.252 min.Lab Scheduled4.38
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.25 Contact Total39.38
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 109.38 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CIS 101B

Catalog Description:
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Continued exploration of computer basics using Windows-based personal computers (PCs). Topics include: computer concepts, file management, virus protection, an overview of software uses, computer shopping strategies, using electronic mail, the Internet, and the World Wide Web, the operating system, word processing, beginning spreadsheet and database use.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CS 101A ( or CIS 101A)


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Continued exploration of computer basics using Windows-based personal computers (PCs). Topics include: computer concepts, file management, virus protection, an overview of software uses, computer shopping strategies, using electronic mail, the Internet, and the World Wide Web, the operating system, word processing, beginning spreadsheet and database use.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CS 101A ( or CIS 101A)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Select appropriate software for a specified use or scenario.
2.  Create word processing documents with intermediate level formatting.
3.  Send, receive, and respond to an email.
4.  Create a formatted spreadsheet using simple formulas and functions.
5.  Define database terms: field, record; sort; ascending; descending sort, filter or query, and report.
6.  Compare and contrast memory and storage.
7.  Apply file management techniques to manipulate files and organize a storage device.
8.  Demonstrate a successful computer selection strategy.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Software
   a.  System software
   b.  Application software
   c.  Setup procedures and hardware requirement overview
2.  Types and uses of application software
   a.  Word processing
   b.  Database
   c.  Spreadsheet
   d.  Email
   e.  Paint and draw
   f.   Others
3.  Storage devices
4.  File management
   a.  Path
   b.  Device designators
   c.  Directories or folders
   d.  Extensions
   e.  Copy/Move/Delete
   f.   Directories and disk organization
5.  Buying computer hardware and software
   a.  Product research and shopping strategies
   b.  How technical specifications affect performance and price
   c.  Product life cycles for hardware and software
6.  Email
   a.  Hardware and software requirements
   b.  Email addresses and passwords
   c.  Email etiquette
   d.  Sending, receiving and responding to email
   e.  Local area networks and wide area networks

Assignments:
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1. Reading of 20 - 35 pages in textbook each week
2. Hands-on lab assignments each week
3. Online tutorials
4. Written computer related assignments
5. Four to eight quizzes
6. Final both written and hands-on

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 10%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
Online tutorials
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Lab assignments
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Exams: multiple choice, true false, matching items, completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Practical Computing by Lynn Hogan. Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2008.
Instructor prepared materials

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