BIS/221 Introduction to Computer
Applications and Systems
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This course provides an overview of Business Information Systems. Students learn to apply Microsoft® Office tools including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software to accomplish business objectives. Other topics include uses of application software and the Internet for effective problem solving, exploration of relevant emerging technologies, and how information is used across different industries.
Apr 14, 2015 - May 18, 2015
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Phone Number :
JAMIE TELESCA (PRIMARY)
Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents (both located on your student website): • Academic Policies
• Instructor Policies
University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.
• Links Library
Review the Links Library.
• Program Map
Review the Program Map.
• Writing and Style Guidelines (APA)
Review the Writing and Style Guidelines (APA).
Writing and Style Guidelines (APA)
• New APA Paper Template: 100-299
Review the New APA Paper Template: 100-299.
New APA Paper Template: 100-299
• Student and Faculty Resource: How To Resolve Blocked Browser Content Instructions
Review the Student and Faculty Resource to learn how to resolve blocked browser content. SupportingMaterial
How To Resolve Blocked Browser Content
Get Ready for Class
• Familiarize yourself with the textbooks used in this course. Instructions
Grauer, R. T., Poatsy, M. A., Mulbery, K., Hulett, M., Krebs, C., & Mast, K. (2013). Exploring Microsoft® Office 2010: Volume 1 (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.
Rainer, R. K. & Cegielski, C. G. (2012). Introduction to information systems: Supporting and transforming business (4th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
All electronic materials are available on your student website.
Information Systems and Word Processing Tools
Apr, 14 - Apr, 20
• Review the Knowledge Check Faculty and Student Guide.
1.1 Explain the benefits of information systems in the work environment. 1.2 Describe ethical issues related to information technology. 1.3 Use word processing tools to communicate business messages.
Required Learning Activities
• WileyPLUS Assignment: Introduction to Information Systems, Ch. 1 Introduction to Information Systems • WileyPLUS Assignment: Introduction to Information Systems, Ch. 2 Organizational Strategy, Competitive Advantage, and Information Systems
• WileyPLUS Assignment: Introduction to Information Systems, Ch. 3 Ethics and Privacy
• Word in Microsoft® Office 2010, Ch 1 Organizing a Document
• Word in Microsoft® Office 2010, Ch 2 Editing and Formatting
• Week One Electronic Reserve Readings
Read this week's Electronic Reserve Readings.
• WileyPLUS Read, Study & Practice: Week 1
• Complete Learning Team Charter.
CompleteLearning Team Charter found in the Learning Team Toolkit. Support Material
Learning Team Toolkit
• Business Processes, Organizational Responses, And Information Technology Support Podcast Instructions
Listen to the Week One Podcast
Week One Podcast
• KC Personalized Study Guide
Complete the Knowledge Check....
Links: Rainer, R. K. & Cegielski, C. G. (2012). Introduction to information systems: Supporting and transforming business
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