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SUMMER QUARTER 2017

LOG IN to Computer, Canvas, and OneDrive.


ASK 2, then Me.

8/10/17

FUN: Spiderdog

  • Happy LAST in-class Day of BT109!!
  • CHECK YOUR GRADES NOW: Look at your grades to see what you have received points and problem comments on now, so you can FIX in time for tomorrow's deadline.
  • NOTE: You have until 11:59pm FRIDAY night to finish your assignments for this week.
  • GRADING: I will finish grading in the next full week, and let CEO know. You can then check your points in CANVAS, and compare them to the grading scale on our Class Syllabus.
8/9/17

Google Gravity

  • TODAY: Self-paced.
  • COMING UP: TOMORROW is our last in-class day of BT109. There will be NO late assignments accepted after 11:59pm FRIDAY night, for ANY reason.
  • DON'T FORGET: The last assignment is for you to EMAIL Me and Your Counselor that you have finished the BT109 class. It is worth 5 points, and if you finish today, you also get tomorrow's attendance for free.
8/8/17

FUN: T-REX Tuesdays

  • TODAY: Self-paced.
  • HOT: Extra Credit CLOSES today!! No last-minute catch-up on extra credit, NO email requests after today.
  • DEMO: MS Powerpoint Basics, transitions.
  • HOT: Extra Credit CLOSES today!! No last-minute catch-up on extra credit, NO email requests after today.
8/7/17

Check it out! - Start at 2 MIN.

8/3/17

FUN: Patty-Cake

  • CHECK YOUR GRADES NOW: Look at your grades to see what you have received points and problem comments on now, so you can FIX in time for tomorrow's deadline.
  • DEMO: MS Powerpoint Basics, transitions.
  • EXTRA CREDIT: Check the Extra Credit Module in CANVAS for stuff you can do.
  • HOT: LEAVING CLASS EARLY without good reason is not accepted, even this week. IF you leave early, I will deduct 100% attendance points. AND, sitting or standing around waiting to leave is the about the same - work on homework until it is time to go.
8/2/17

FUN: Dancing Horse

  • CREDIT CARD: Factoids, Interest-owed Calculator.
  • DEMO: MS Excel Part 2 - formulas, tables.
  • HOT: NEXT week is our LAST week in BT109.
  • Need more?
8/1/17
FUN: T-REX Tuesdays

  • LEARN: MS Excel Basics - workbook, formatting.
  • DEMO: MS Excel basic cell references, numbers, headers/footers, and text/number formatting
  • REMINDER: For ABSENCE & LEAVING EARLY: You need to email ME (lbothell@shoreline.edu) and your CEO Counselor, or NO partial points.
  • Catching up?
7/31/17

Dalek Cat

  • Resume Samples
  • DON'T DO THIS: Resume Mistakes
  • HOT: Check your grades in CANVAS, AND look at the Extra Credit options to help catch up on points.
7/27/17

Bad Interview Answers

  • CHECK YOUR GRADES NOW: Look at your grades to see what you have received points and problem comments on now, so you can FIX in time for tomorrow's deadline.
  • DEMO: Resume - Content, MS Word tips
    7/26/17

    Check it out - Colbert Starbucks Video

    7/25/17

    FUN: T-REX Tuesdays

    • Refresher: Quick look at this weeks assignments, then self paced.
    • CONTENT: remember to do spell checks.
    • Need more?
    7/24/17
    FUN: Pissed Frog

    7/20/17

    Amazon Drones

    • CHECK YOUR GRADES NOW: Look at your grades to see what you have received points and problem comments on now, so you can FIX in time for tomorrow's deadline.
    • DUE: ALL Week 4 homework due FRIDAY night BEFORE Midnight. NO late work accepted for any reason.
    • WOIS: WOIS DEMO, Library / Research / Databases / WOIS
    • DID YOU KNOW?: Meet-Ups - lots of groups of folks with common interests who meet-up! You can meet up with other artists, techfolks, travelers, job searchers, coffee-lovers, etc. Check out Meetup.com.
    • REMINDER: ATTENDANCE - if you are not here when I take attendance, too bad. I will not mark you in if you come in late.
    • Moving ahead?
    7/19/17

    FUN: Project Google Glass; Windows Glass

    7/18/17

    Check it out! - Weird Music
    FUN: T-REX Tuesdays

    • DEMO: College Degree Search, WHY it's useful.
    • WORD DEMO: Design Tab - Color and Font pallettes.
    • REDOS: You need to be sure you turn in assignments correctly. If I get the wrong assignment, I MAY look at a resubmission once to adjust the points.After that, whatever points the assignment got wil stay the same.
    • Keep busy!
    7/17/17

    Simon's Cat

    • DEMO: Real-life Skills and Abilities, MS Word tables, review header/footer, hyperlinks, etc. as needed..
    • REMINDER: For ABSENCE & LEAVING EARLY: You need to email ME (lbothell@shoreline.edu) and your CEO Case Manager. Drifting in late or walking out early costs you the day's attendance points.
    • Caught up?
    7/13/17

    FUN: Facebook Profiler

    • CHECK YOUR GRADES NOW: Look at your grades to see what you have received points and problem comments on now, so you can FIX in time for tomorrow's deadline.
    • DEMO: Mindset MS SmartArt and Hyperlinks
    • REMINDER: Remember to do spell/writing checks, and CAPITAL I's - I charge 2 points for writing errors in assignments.
    • Moving ahead?
    7/12/17
    7/11/17

    FUN: T-REX Tuesdays

    • ASSIGNMENT EXAMPLES: On many of my assignments, I include an example of what you should turn in - how the text should look, etc. PLEASE use these examples AND the assignment steps to complete the work.
    • REMINDER: For ABSENCE & LEAVING EARLY: You need to send ME (lbothell@shoreline.edu) and your CEO Counselor an email.
    • DEMO: MS Word 2016 - Lists (Home Tab).
    • DEMO: MS Word 2016 - Page set-up, Styles (Home Tab).
    • Need more?
    7/10/17

    Simon's Cat

    • LOCAL File Saving: H-Drive for students: you can Save your files to the H folder instead of the C/Documents folder, and then Upload all work (finished/unfinished) to your OneDrive before the end of class.
    • EXTRA CREDIT: Available NOW.
    • REMINDER: Your job is to read and follow Following Assignment Instructions, ask each other, then me as a last resort.
    • REDOS: You need to be sure you turn in assignments correctly. If I get the wrong assignment, I MAY look at a resubmission once to adjust the points. After that, whatever points the assignment got will stay the same.
    • Catching up?
    7/6/17

    iPhone image

    • ASSIGNMENTS DUE: Friday, July 7, BEFORE Midnight. Links in CANVAS only.
    • CHECK YOUR GRADES NOW: Look at your grades to see what you have received points and problem comments on now, so you can FIX in time for tomorrow's deadline.
    • CEO Twitter Page / Texts: CEO Twitter can text you important announcements.Here's how
    • CEO Facebook: Visit CEO Facebook page for fun and useful info.
    • DEMO: MS Office 2016 Productivity Suite Info.
    • DID YOU KNOW?: Training/learning is a life-long thing. Everything you do builds a fuller brain toolbox.
    • DEMO: MS Word 2016 - Page set-up, margins, styles, bullets
    • TASK: Start cranking through Week 3
    • Moving ahead?
    7/5/17

    FUN: T-REX Tuesdays (a day late. . .)

    • TYPING: Typing.com. Login - scc.firstname.lastname, Password - password (all small letters)
    • DEMO: Microsoft Word 2016 - Basic Document Formatting tips
    • School Printing: Add $1 or more to your Student ID card in the SCC Libary, back left of the 1st floor. Print in classes with the Pharos Printer / Your Student ID Card.
    • EXTRA: Facebook extra credit
    • EXTRA: CANVAS Bio Photo extra credit
    • Catching up?
    7/4/17

    NO CLASS:: Independence Day


    7/3/17

    FUN: Herding Cats

    • INFO: Shoreline Evacuation Info.
    • GET ORGANIZED: Weekly scheduling sheet.
    • MICROSOFT PROGRAMS we will use: Word 2016, Excel 2016, and PowerPoint 2016. .
    • LEARN: Following Assignment Instructions Tips for parsing our assignment instructions:
      • Read ALL the way through.
      • Look at my example on last page (if I give one).
      • Reread/interpret - by own writing, looking at familiar steps, etc.
      • IF something really does not make sense, ASK 2 then Me.
      • Do one step at a time
      • Use class demo info I have given, and EXPERIMENT with the assignment tools - Word toolbars, etc.
      • Double-Check your final assignment against any example I give.
    • LEARN: Writing Skills Expectations
      • BASICS: Full sentences, spell-check, decent grammar, captitalizing - especiallyt "I"
      • COST: Remember to do spelling, capitalization, and punctuation checks - I will charge 2 points for writing problems in assignments.
    • REFRESHER: Sharing Links from OneDrive to CANVAS:
    6/29/17

    FUN: Cookie the Penguin

    • Refresher: NO phones, iPods, mp3s or other earphone things in class. NO talking over teacher - I don't want to do seating charts.
    • Refresher: BE here, ready, on time for attendance points and to get the demo info..
    • RESOURCE: FREE MS Office 2016 downloads for students: LINK HERE. You need to be logged into Canvas at home, and have another browser window/tab open, before you try the link listed on this page.
    • DEMO: Screenshot assignments - the Form Logins assignment.
    • REFRESHER: Submitting homework: Upload your finished assignment file to OneDrive, then share the link with me by opening the assignment file, choosing COPY link, then paste link into the Submit Assignment URL space on the CANVAS assignment.
    • REMINDER: For previous BT109 students. Per the Syllabus and MY rules, you may NOT submit old assignments as current work. If you do I will grade them as 0 points with no redo options.
    • REMINDER: USE the school Computer Labs / library this week if you don't finish while in class.
    • Things to get done this weekend - I recommend:
      • The Syllabus quiz
      • The Feedback survey
      • The Forum Introduction assignment
      • The Logins sheet assignment
      • HAVING FUN!!
    6/28/17

    FUN: Creative Synchronized Swimming

    • Hot Note: NO cell phones or mp3/iPod players in this class! All must be turned off and stwed in pocket on-the-dot when the class starts at NOON or 1:30pm.
    • DO: Activate all logins:
      • Look at the people in YOUR row - they are YOUR team for today. HELP EACH OTHER.
      • Log into computer with your Shoreline login and password.
      • Everyone look for your Shoreline SERVER H Drive directory space
      • Open a browser, like Google Chrome.
      • Open MS OneDrive for School in a new tab and log in (if needed).
      • DO the OneDrive prep process to "load it" for the first time
      • DO the OneDrive folder creation TOGETHER
      • THEN we will complete one assignment together.
      • THEN we UPLOAD a file and GET an assignment submission link together.

    KEEP IN MIND:

    6/27/17

    FUN: Evolution of Hip Hop

    • TODAY'S Tasks:
      • Hot Note: NO cell phones or mp3/iPod players in this class!
      • Look at the people in YOUR row - they are YOUR team for today. HELP EACH OTHER.
      • DO: formlogins.docx handout
      • TODAY'S Info: LOGIN INFO
      • Everyone get into computer as guest
      • Follow Instructions TOGETHER
      • Help your neighbors
      • Log-off process
    • NOTE: For ABSENCE & LEAVING EARLY: You need to send ME (lbothell@shoreline.edu) and CC your CEO case manager an email so we have your legitimate reason in writing (only sick/real emergencies only).
    • TIPS: Study Guides
    6/26/17

    WELCOME!

    Simon's Cat

    • Today's Info: DISCUSSION POINTS
    • BT109 Class - Basic computer biz skills & Keyboarding to help with college and work. Tasks and grades to prove you can do it to move on.
    • About L.J. Bothell
    • About BT109
      • M-Th, ends Thursday, August 10, 400 points.
      • My Office Hours - Room 1417, M-Th 1:05-1:30p first 7 weeks.
      • BT109 Schedule / Coverage
      • Syllabus
      • NO phones/personal music.
      • HOT TIP: If you finish ALL your Summer Quarter BT109 assignments early, you can stop coming to class AFTER and get the rest of your attendance points free.
    • CEO Case Managers:
      • 12:00 noon class: Annika Fithian (afithian@shoreline.edu)
      • 1:30pm class: Alan Loveless (wloveless@shoreline.edu)
      • Overall support: Pratna Kao (pkao@shoreline.edu)
    • COLLEGE Info:
      • What does college look like?
      • What does your part look like?
      • Why are YOU here?
    5/17/17

    BT109 is OVER!!!

    • Our last Spring Quarter in-class day was Wednesday, May 17.
    • All remaining assignments were due Friday, May 19 by 11:59pm. There are NO extensions.
    • I WILL grade everything by the end of the weekend, and upload your final grades to the Shoreline Community College grading system. They will be available in early-June.
    • I will not be checking my Shoreline email after May 17 - everything will need to wait until next Quarter.
    • Have a most excellent rest of the quarter and your school break!
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    LJ's Class Rules

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    Class Layout

    • 100% Face-to-face class with hybrid information elements.
    • Mondays-Thursdays in Room 1302.

    In most cases I'll chat and demo stuff in class for a few minutes. All assignments and quizzes, and their related files, are on CANVAS.

     

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