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    Bus iness & Computer Infor mat ion Systems Div i s ion

    CIS 123, Word Processing (Microsoft Word) Online, Spring Semester, 2019

    Syllabus CRN: 22745 Units 3 Instructor: Professor J. Troop, B.A, M.A. Microsoft Certified Office Specialist in Word and Excel Telephone: 714-992-7206 E-mail: jtroop@fullcoll.edu Web site: http://staffwww.fullcoll.edu/jtroop Office Hours Monday 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Wednesday 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The professor is often on campus other times. You can schedule an appointment. Office: 511-02; the entrance to her office is through the 511 lab. Textbook: Microsoft Office 365 Word 2016 Comprehensive, by Vermaat. You may access the data

    files on the campus network, drive K, or on the professor’s website at http://staffwww.fullcoll.edu/jtroop

    Class Materials: Textbook, data files, computer, Internet access Course Description: See catalog. Prerequisite: Keyboarding speed of 25 wpm (we do not test)

    No shows: If you have not successfully completed the syllabus quiz by noon, February 8, with a perfect score, you will be dropped as a no show.

    Note: Do not attempt to take this course on your phone. You cannot see everything that is

    needed.

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    Guidelines for Online Discussions

     First, read the directions for contributing to the class discussion using Canvas. They are posted on the professor’s web page. Her website address is: staffwww.fullcoll.edu/jtroop

     You must prepare a comment for each module (chapter). The professor will provide the initial statement or question. She will provide a summary when the discussion is over.

     Your comment must be 100-150 words. It must be thoughtful and well organized.

     You may give your thoughts on the topic or comment on another student’s comment.

     Students are to be respectful of one another. “Flaming” or other rudeness will earn no credit. Any criticism you offer must be positive.

     Profanity will result in no credit. Remember, this is academic work, not Facebook.

     Comments must be written in correct English. Proofread your work before submitting it.

     Be sure to prepare and post your comments well before their respective deadlines.

     Your comments must be more than a mere “I agree,” or “I do not agree.” No credit will be given for comments such as “My turtle wears pink tennis shoes.” Your remarks must be original, not just rephrasing what another student has written; and your turtle already knows that it is more fashionable than the rest of us.

    Getting Set with Your Textbook Publisher Materials Since your textbook will be in electronic form and you will be submitting your work electronically, you will need to get a Cengage Unlimited Access Code in order to take this class. It can be purchased at the bookstore or directly from the textbook publisher online. After getting the code, you must register it. Purchasing the Access Code at the Bookstore

    o Go to the counter in the college bookstore and verify that your class is using Cengage Unlimited. o Purchase the access code that you want o Then move on to the directions below for Registering your Cengage Unlimited Access Code.

    Purchasing the Access Code Directly from the Publisher, Cengage, Online

    o Go to the website https://www.cengage.com/unlimited o Click the Subscribe button to choose a version of Cengage Unlimited o Choose the length of your subscription (four months, one year, or two years) o Click Subscribe Now and close the popup window. o Click the yellow Cart icon in the upper right corner of the page. o Click the Start Secure Checkout button to check out and pay for your access code. o Follow the steps on the web site to get your access code. o Proceed to the next section on this page, Registering Your Cengage Unlimited Access Code

    below.

    https://www.cengage.com/unlimited

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    Registering Your Cengage Unlimited Access Code o Go to the website https://www.cengage.com/student-access-code o Click the Sign In or Create Account button on the screen (yellow) o If you already have a Cengage account, then log in to Cengage o If you do not have a Cengage account, then click the Create an Account button and create a

    Cengage account. Remember your Cengage account ID and password. You should write them down somewhere.

    o Once logged into Cengage Unlimited, click the blue link in the upper right corner of the screen that says Add a Course or Register a Product.

    o Enter your Cengage Unlimited access code. This links Cengage Unlimited to your Cengage Login. o Log in to Canvas at https://fullcoll.instructure.com o Click the link for your course. o Click the link in your course to access the Cengage material. You will be asked to log in to your

    Cengage account. Make sure you enter the same account ID and password you previously registered with Cengage.

    o You will be taken to the MindTap page for your course.

    A Video on how to use MindTap is available on your professor’s webpage. It is entitled Accessing Mindtap in Canvas Video. Your professor’s webpage is at https://staffwww.fullcoll.edu/jtroop

    Grade Appeal Procedure Statement

    Please see the Fullerton College Catalog for final version of this procedure.

    Student Learning Outcomes

     Upon successful completion of CIS 123, the student will be able to create, save, format, edit and print a Word document.

     Upon successful completion of CIS 123, Word Processing I, the student will be able to create, format, and save a report that contains a cover sheet, section breaks, page numbers, headers, footers, and tabs.

     Upon successful completion of CIS 123, Word Processing I, the student will be able to create, design, format, and edit a document that has a table of contents, page numbers, and enhanced tables.

     Upon successful completion of CIS 123, the student will be able to use the mail merge feature to create documents.

    The student learning outcomes are certainly not the only things you will learn in this class.

    https://www.cengage.com/student-access-code https://fullcoll.instructure.com/ https://staffwww.fullcoll.edu/jtroop

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    Computer Lab Hours

    If you do not have access to a computer, you may use the lab available to students in this class. Below is information concerning this lab. Computers are also available in the library.

    Telephone number for 511 lab: 714-992-7000, extension 24297. The lab will be closed in observance of holidays when the school is closed.

    511 Lab (Room 511)

    Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

    Friday-Sunday Closed

    An instructional assistant is on duty in the lab Monday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. who can help you with your assignments. A lab aide is on duty after 6:30 Monday through Thursday, but that person is not allowed to help students with their assignments. The lab aide can help you with scanning, printing, and signing in.

    Keeping Up with the Class It is to your advantage not to allow yourself to fall behind in the work. If you work during the week, you may spend some hours over the weekend doing class work. The reward is that, when you finish, you will have gained a wide background in Word. The work you put into learning this program pays dividends.

    Using a Mac

    Doing your assignments on a Mac is not recommended as students have reported that they have problems because the Apple software is not entirely compatible.

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    General Information and Software Versions Any copying, plagiarism, or other form of cheating may subject a student to failure from the course in addition to any other reactions stipulated by school disciplinary proceedings.

    1. In order to receive full credit for homework assignments, they must be submitted online by the due time and date listed in this syllabus.

    2. Except for the last two weeks of the semester, late assignments receive half credit. No assignments that are more than two weeks overdue will be accepted during the last two weeks of the semester.

    3. If you need additional time to complete a test or if you require any special accommodations,

    you must notify the instructor at the beginning of the term. All students needing special accommodations should be registered with the Disabled Student Services. Otherwise, you will be expected to adhere to the guidelines included in this course syllabus.

    4. You may do work in the computer lab on campus or somewhere else (provided you have the right version of Word on a computer there).

    5. This class is for the 2016 version of Microsoft Word. Do not use any other version of the software because you will not be able to do all the assignments with an older version, and you will not be able to earn needed points toward your grade.

    It is important that you be organized in this class. You will find that the assignments are not difficult. However, if you don’t keep