BIS 221 1 1429090588937

Topics: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office 2010 Pages: 15 (3837 words) Published: April 20, 2015
SYLLABUS
BIS/221 Introduction to Computer
Applications and Systems
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Course Description
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.

Course Dates
Apr 14, 2015 - May 18, 2015

Faculty Information
Name :
Email Address :
Phone Number :

JAMIE TELESCA (PRIMARY)
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Policies
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.

Academic Resources
• Links Library
Instructions

Review the Links Library.
SupportingMaterial

Links Library
• Program Map
Instructions

Review the Program Map.
SupportingMaterial

Program Map
• Writing and Style Guidelines (APA)
Instructions

Review the Writing and Style Guidelines (APA).
SupportingMaterial

Writing and Style Guidelines (APA)
• New APA Paper Template: 100-299
Instructions

Review the New APA Paper Template: 100-299.
SupportingMaterial

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.

Course Materials
All electronic materials are available on your student website.

Week1
Information Systems and Word Processing Tools

Apr, 14 - Apr, 20

Tasks
• Review the Knowledge Check Faculty and Student Guide.

Objectives/Competencies
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
Instructions

Read this week's Electronic Reserve Readings.
• WileyPLUS Read, Study & Practice: Week 1

• Complete Learning Team Charter.
Instructions

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
Support Material

Week One Podcast
• KC Personalized Study Guide
Instructions

Complete the Knowledge Check....

Links: Rainer, R. K. & Cegielski, C. G. (2012). Introduction to information systems: Supporting and transforming business
(4th ed.)
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