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COURSE NUMBER: BOFF130
COURSE TITLE:Windows
DIVISION:Business
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:2
CONTACT HOURS:30
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:90
DELIVERY MODE:Hybrid, Online

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course introduces Microsoft Windows and teaches computer terminology, mouse techniques, and keyboard shortcuts, and file management. Instruction also includes managing user accounts and settings, controlling and managing applications, finding and storing files, navigating and researching on the Internet, monitoring and tracking system performance, and computer security.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:
This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Identify basic terminology related to the computer and technology.
  • Operate the computer to research, create documents, and correspond through email.
  • Utilize file management skills to develop an effective file system.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Logging on/off Windows
  2. Starting, working with, closing programs
  3. Managing, creating, moving, finding, storing files
  4. Linking email and other accounts together
  5. Using the internet
  6. Using the control panel and help features

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:

GO! With Microsoft Windows 10 Introductory, Gaskin & Pritchard (2017)

E-text & materials are loaded into the course in Blackboard. Students will access book and materials directly through Blackboard. A loose-leaf print of the textbook is also available for purchase in the DACC Bookstore.

USB Flash drive (optional)

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
A point system will be used to determine student grades. Point values will be assigned to all homework, tests, projects, and exams. The following percentages will be used in determining grades:

100-90% = A

  89-80% = B

  79-70% = C

  69-60% = D

  59-00% = F


BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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