STATE UNIVERSITY of NEW YORK (SUNY)
Department of Information and Communication Technology
PARP 140: Introduction to Technology in Education
- Course Syllabus -
Dr. Anthony Betrus: Instructor
Credit: Three semester hours
Time: 4:00 - 9:15 Friday, 9:00-5:00 Saturday [Sep 08, 09], [Sep 29, 30] [Oct 20, 21]
Location: Flag 162
Purpose: This course provides an introduction to various computer applications in education, including word processing, database, spreadsheet, presentation, and multimedia software.
Textbook: Although there is no textbook requirement, there are technology requirements (see digital storage below).
Attendance: Daily attendance is required of all students, as the content of daily class discussions can not be obtained in any other way than attending class. Class participation constitutes a significant portion of the overall course grade, and class attendance is a prerequisite for class participation. Starting with the second class missed, each class missed will result in a .3 drop in maximum overall grade (eg. 2 misses = max 3.7, 3 misses = max 3.3, etc...)
Digital Storage: It is strongly recommended that each student purchase a USB Pendrive, with at least 256mb capacity.
Computer Use: As a class we will be using the Windows computers in Flagg 162.
Assignments: To be determined in class.
Plagiarism: This course adheres to the College's policy on academic honesty as stated in the Undergraduate Catalog. Plagiarism may lead to grade reduction, course failure, or expulsion from school.
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In Flag162: Computer Hardware and Software Scavenger Hunt.
Entering fixed URLS into WEB Browser (eg: this syllabus)
Writing a Business Letter in Word. File Management. 1st Desktop Publushing Project in Microsoft Word. Internet Safety (Viruses, Spyware, MySpace, Identify Theft, Online Shopping). Online Games Artificial Intelligence: Twenty Questions (http://www.20q.net)
Completion of 2nd Desktop Publishing Projects (CRAP principle included)
Virus Protection (AVG
Anti-Virus Free Edition 7.5.4)
Office: Satterlee Hall 212
Phone: (315) 267-2670
This page created 9/8/2006. Last updated by Anthony Betrus 10/21/2006