COURSE:  MFC101 F - Introduction to Computers and Information Systems

INSTRUCTOR:  Andy MacVie

Course Outline

1/16/13 

Introduction

Chapter-1

Computers Fundamentals

        Computers, the Web & You

        Spotlight Ethics: Standards of Information Age Conduct

 

1/23/13

Chapters-4 & 5

        The Operating System (OS): The Computer's Traffic Cop

        Application Software: Tools of Productivity

        Spotlight: File Management

 

1/30/13

Chapter-2 & 3

        Exploring Computer Hardware:  Whats in the Box?

Data In, Information Out 

 

2/6/13

Chapter 8

        The Wired and Wireless Communications
        LAB: Windows & S Drive

 

2/13/13
Chapter 6 & 7     

Internet

History of Computers and the Internet - Tape

LAB: Webpage/Capen 201(In Library, Second Floor)

 

2/20/13:  Room NSC-222

Guest Lecturer - Mr. Sam Mendola - Marketing Consultant

EXAM-1 Chapter-1 to Chapter-7

 

2/27/13:  LAB: Spreadsheets /Capen 201(In Library, Second Floor)

Guest Adjunct Instructor George Siderakis

 

3/6/13: LAB: Presentation Package - Guest Lecturer Leah MacVie

Capen 201(In Library, Second Floor)

 

3/13/13: No Class Spring Recess

 

3/20/13: LAB: Databases/ Capen 201(In Library, Second Floor)

 

3/27/13

 Chapter-7 & 9

        Networks: Communicating and Sharing Resources
        Network Fundamentals

        E-Commerce, Privacy and Security

 

4/3/13: 

Chapter-10

        Careers and Certification       

    

4/10/13:

 Chapter-11 & 12

      Databases and Information Systems

        System Analysis and Design

 

4/17/13

Chapters 13 & 14

         Programming Languages and Program Development

         Enterprise Computing

               Emerging Technologies

 

4/24/13

Review

Exam-2 Chapters 8-14