Courses I Teach:
SECTION: CMPA-160 -E80
COURSE TITLE: COMPUTER BASICS: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS
CREDIT HOURS: 3 credits
PREREQUISITE: OFFS-100 Basic Keyboarding Skills (can be concurrent, completed, or challenged)
This course covers the most important computer literacy topics including a fundamental understanding of computer hardware (input, output, processing, and storage), and software (systems, applications, and productivity); using operating systems and common program functions; a practical study of the Internet (e-mail, Internet search techniques; resource evaluation and citations); a practical study of common productivity software (word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation); and an understanding of the implications and effects of computers in our social order.
SECTION: CMPA-121 -E80
Students will create various presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. The student will be introduced to many features to enhance the appearance of slides by changing the slide design and color scheme and adding animation and sound. Advanced PowerPoint features will be presented, such as customizing clip art images, creating and enhancing charts, adding custom backgrounds, using design templates, and designing a custom show. Students will be required to create an original slide presentation. Successful completion of the course will prepare the student for Microsoft Office Specialist certification in MS PowerPoint (Core Level.) Two hours lecture.
SECTION: WEBS-324 -E80
This course focuses on the advanced features of web authoring: incorporating frames and enhanced layout, designing user input forms, uploading web pages, multimedia and creating image maps. Web scripting will be introduced. Commercial packages for web page design will be discussed and used in this course. A lab is required with this course. PREREQUISITES: PROG-109