COMPUTING AND BUSINESS APPLICATIONS WITH MICROCOMPUTERS
INSTRUCTORS: INFO 130:11
Block B Room NH
INFO 130:12 J. Sullivan Block K Room NH 123
INFO 130:13 R. J. MacKinnon Block L Room NH 123
INFO 130:14 J. Sullivan Block TT Room NH 123
INFO 130:15 C. MacDonald Block D Room NH 123
INFO 130:16 G. Hunter Block H Room NH 123
INFO 130:17 R. Palanisamy Block UU Room NH 123
INFO 130:19 R. Palanisamy Block J Room NH 123
INFO 130:20 Van Bommel/Yang Block A Room NH 019
INFO 130:21 E. Schuegraf Block J Room NH 122
INFO 130:22 L. Yang Block K Room NH 016
INFO 130:23 L. Man Block WW Room NH 118
TEXTS: Exploring Microsoft
Office 97 Professional, by Grauer & Barber; Prentice Hall.
Essentials of Microsoft Visual Basic, by Carlotta Eaton, Prentice Hall
DISKS: Four - 3.5 in. 1.44 MB High Density
Micro Hardware: CPU, RAM, ROM, floppy disks, hard disks, IBM compatible, PC, XT, AT, 386, 486, pentiums, micro selection (IBM vs MS-DOS; MS-DOS vs Macintosh), PC buying guide.
Micro Software: Application programs (word processors, spreadsheets, utilities, data base management systems), languages, operating systems, software selection, industry standard software.
Networks at St. F. X.: Access, file servers, printing and storage.
Windows 95 & NT: An introduction to Windows 95 & NT, and Microsoft Office 97.
Internet & e-mail: An Intro to Internet, using Netscape.
File Management Explorer, cut, copy, paste, move, drag & drop, delete files, mirror, compress, format.
Microsoft WORD: Save, retrieve, and print files. Editing and formatting documents. Enhancing a document.
Microsoft EXCEL: The EXCEL
The EXCEL Worksheet
Operators and Functions
Changing the Appearance of the Worksheet
Copy and Move Commands
Data Computation Operations
Data Selection Operations
Advanced Worksheet and Range Operations.
Workbooks and linking
Macros: Automating Repetitive Tasks: Introduction, the personal macro workbook, data management macros, creating additional macros, loops and decision making.
Introduction to file management and relational DBMS
Selection of DBMS, ratings of DBMS, industry standard DBMS
Creating a Database
Entering and Editing Data
Managing Your Files
Restructuring a Table
Asking for Specific Data
Creating Output: Reports.
Visual Basic: Chapters 1-4, programming & applications, first project, writing code, forms, controls & menus.
HTML: Basic HTML and creating home pages. Netscape Composer.
Introduction to Information Systems: System life cycle, systems analysis.
POWERPOINT: Creating a presentation: content, formatting and animation.
COMMON EXAMS: All
sections of INFO130 will have a common
mid-term (Christmas) Exam on
Wednesday December 8th at 7 PM, and a common Final Exam at 7 PM on April. 22nd
N.B. IF YOU HAVE A CONFLICT WITH THESE EXAM DATES YOU CANNOT TAKE THIS COURSE.
If you take a course that
overlaps with this course and which might have an exam at
the same time as INFO 130, you CANNOT take this course! There will be ONE common
Final Exam. There will NOT BE ADDITIONAL FINAL EXAMS made up for persons who
ignore this warning!! DO NOT make any travel arrangements before December 8 th!