Spring, 2002


Section 401 MWF 9:00-9:50 D-315

INSTRUCTOR: Terri Grote D-318 644-9078 :

OFFICE HOURS: MWF 8:00-9:00 MW 2:30-5:30 F11:00-12:00

TEXTBOOK: Computer Concepts, 4th Edition; Parsons-Oja; Course Technology

POLICIES/PROCEDURES: It is essential that all classes be attended to receive a passing grade. Classes consist of lecture, discussion and activities when applicable. Excessive absences could result in a final grade of "F". Tests and assignments are directly related to information discussed in class. Make-up tests are given only when arrangements are made in advance or in a timely manner. It is the student's responsibility to withdraw from a class. The last day to withdraw is April 12. Please select a seat for the semester by the second class meeting. The ACCESS Office-Disability Support Services (G-215, 644-9039) has been designated by the College as the primary office to assist students with disabilities. If any student in this class has a need for special testing arrangements, note taking, or other accommodations, please feel free to discuss your approved accommodations with me.

ASSIGNMENTS/TESTS: There are 10 chapters/units of study. Assignments and a quiz will be given after each unit. Unit Objectives will be given at the beginning of each unit. Assignments/projects may make use of the Internet or Campus Computing Center. Any assignment/project which involves researching and providing a short paper must be done using a word processor. Handwritten work is not accepted except when noted.

GRADES: Final grades are determined by the percentage of points earned out of points possible.

Source Points Percentage Grade
Quizzes (20 each) 200 100 - 90 A
Assns/projects (20 each) 200 89 - 80 B
Final Exam 100 79 - 70 C
Total 500 69 - 60 D
  below 60 F


Martin Luther King Day January 21

Presidents Day February 18

Spring Break March 11 - 17

Service day for faculty, staff March 12

Withdrawal deadline April 12

Spring Holiday April 5

Last scheduled class May 12

Any part of this syllabus is subject to change as determined by instructor.