CS 5 Computer Literacy
Syllabus for CS 5
Course Title & Description
CS 5 is designed for the transfer student and/or the person wanting a broad knowledge of computer concepts. No previous experience with computers is required or assumed. This course presents an overview of computers in our world today, how they work, how they are used and their impact on society. Students will be introduced to the Internet and World Wide Web, basic programming concepts and productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database software.
Inside the Syllabus
This syllabus is a guide to CS 5. The pages linked to below provide a description of what the class is all about, a list of important dates and how grades are assigned. Read through the information on the class pages carefully; the information they contain answers questions you may have about this class.
Robert Caruso: Instructor
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What will the course cover? See this page. It provides a list of the topics we’ll discuss as the semester progresses.
Goals & Learning Objectives:
What should you be able to do when the class is over? See this page; it lists the skill set you can expect to acquire, the things you should be able to do at the end of the class. As the class progresses, review the list of class objectives to see how many you have met.
Assignments, Tests & Grading Policy:
This page details how points are earned in class, when homework is due and my policy for assignments turned in late. The section on the midterm describes that test, its format and point value and how to prepare for it. You'll also find a table that explains how grades are assigned.
Links of Interest
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