Week 1: September 24-28

Monday   Wednesday   TO DO

 

WEEK'S OBJECTIVE

Introduction to MIC104t class, computing basics, computer support work and industry, web browsers, and use of StudioBast E-Learning tool. Book: Introduction and Chapter 1.

 

FIRST - no worries. If you are not yet signed up for this class, and/or are awaiting financial aid, you can sign into the computers as a guest: just hit enter at the open login, then enter again. This should work for the first 2 weeks.

 

Quiz 1: Syllabus Agreement (required), due Sunday, September 30

 

Monday

 

GAMEPLAN

  • Class Requirements
  • Context of this class
  • Get logged in to SCCC computer

 

DISCUSSION

 

Class Requirements

  • Class Book: Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010 Step by Step, by Joyce Cox, Joan Lambert.
  • 24/7 internet access, even dial-up
  • 1gig USB Flash drive
  • Class web site (you are here now!)
  • StudioBast E-Learning tool
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 access- class, computer lab, library.
  • Attendance and performance
  • Time management - 2:1

 

Class website

  • Navigation
  • Book
  • Help

 

Attendance and performance

 

What this class does

  • PowerPoint 2010 basics through practice
  • Computer productivity with MS Office integration (just a bit)
  • Workflow and communication

 

Class Timeline

  • Computer, Windows, and PowerPoint basics - first 2 weeks.
  • MS PowerPoint Communication - 3rd-7th weeks.
  • MS PowerPoint Presentation/Polish - 8th-10th weeks.
  • Putting it together with integration - final week.

 

DEMO

 

TASKS

  • SUPER HOT: Get your book ASAP!
  • HOT: Get a 1 gigabyte USB Flash drive before Wednesday
  • Book: Introduction and Chapter 1.
  • Check out your Learning Style to see what class info/method you might need to boost.

 

 

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Wednesday

 

GAMEPLAN

  • Web Browser Basics
  • Class Prep

 

DISCUSSION

 

Class Preparation

 

Internet

  • Important because this is where you'll find a lot of your source material.
  • World Wide Web
  • Browser interfaces: IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.
  • Search Engines: Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc.
  • Web sites: StudioBast Class website
  • Cloud Computing Tools: StudioBast E-Learning tool.

 

StudioBast E-Learning tool

  • Log On: Your login is the first letter of your first name, and your full last name. Your temp password is password.
  • Changing your password.
  • Our Class section
  • Forum
  • Quizzes
  • Grades

 

 

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TO DO

 

  • Get your book ASAP
  • Review class website, especially the Navigation and FAQs.
  • Get familiar with the StudioBast E-Learning tool (grades, assignments, quizzes)
  • Get Internet access at home, even if it is dial-up. See more about this.
  • Book: Read the introduction and Chapter 1
  • Q1: Syllabus Agreement, due Sunday, September 30. Required to stay in class.

 

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