Basic Course Information
Instructor: L.J. Bothell
Class Book: Microsoft Access 2013 Certification Guide, ISBN: 13: 978-1-55332-399-0. Print okay.
Classes: T&Th 1:00-2:50pm, Section 1964.01, Room BE3174.
Office Hours: By appointment only. Usually onsite up to 1/2 to 1 hour after class if needed.
Printable Full Syllabus PDF
Link to FULL Class FAQs
MIC120: MS Access 2013 is a mostly face-to-face hybrid class. It is part of a sequence of business computer training classes that are designed to prepare you for continuing coursework or general computer and MS Office use. It is an introduction to MS Access 2013 and basic productivity and practices. It is moderately-paced, in-class demo-oriented, and focuses on basic database concepts, basic database tasks, and Access 2007/2010 productivity tools and workflow. It does not teach actual other database programs.
Objectives & Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of MIC120, you will be able to:
Required Text: Microsoft Access 2013 Certification Guide, ISBN: 13: 978-1-55332-399-0. Print, digital okay. This book is REQUIRED for graded assignments. The SCC bookstore could NOT order it from the vendor, so you need to get it yourself right away.
Required Materials: Minimum 2 gigabyte USB Flash drive, class website, notebook for print-outs (optional), 7 day/week internet/texting access, e-mail capability, student login & password, CANVAS tool, and access to MS Access 2013 for PC (school, home,library, community center, etc.). MS Access 2011 for MAC is NOT sufficient.
Presentation: Discussions, demos, hands-on tutorials, and in-class CANVAS tool assignments/quizzes in US English.
Evaluation Methods: Your final grade will be a sum of your class assignments, quizzes, tasks, and participation. See Class FAQ's.
Attendance and Participation: Students are expected to participate in lecture, discussions and lab time, and absences may result in the loss of grade points. Participation points will be deducted (20 points per absence) up to the loss of one full grade point) for unexcused absences, excessive tardiness and consistent leaving early.
For 'out of class' assistance, please sign up for a tutor. You may sign up for 2 half-hour sessions (per week) in each subject in which you are enrolled. Check out the SCCC Tutoring Center and eTutoring.org.
(Americans with Disabilities Act) Students with documented disabilities requesting class accommodations, or require special arrangements in case of building evacuation should contact me at the beginning of the quarter or set up an appointment with the Disability Support Counselor in room BE 1112. Also, contact me early if you require a front-of-the-room computer so I can reserve it for you.
Assistants for students (sign-language, etc) are welcome in class. If you wish your assistant(s) to also receive emails for the class, please inform me with their email addresses - otherwise I will assume you will forward/discuss emails of note to them yourself. Also, you may need to make arrangements with your assistant(s) to assist you with interpreting any class videos, since at this time they are not produced with closed captioning.
Very Important: If there is an ADA machine in the classroom, the related keyboard is not to be unhooked. Please use another computer. Thanks!!
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