TECH 1010
TECH 1010
Computer Applications in Technology
Fall 2018

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Daniel Kohn
Office ET218
Phone: 678-4515
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Course Outline:

Aug 27Welcome
Course Policies
Aug 29Intro to Computers Class Notes 
Aug 31Win10 Tips and Tricks

Internet (Start)
 Class Notes

Class Notes
Sep 3No Class (Labor Day)   
Sep 5Internet (Cont) Class Notes
PPT (w/active links)

Correct link for UmDrive Need to Know

Using umApps
Sep 7In Class Assignment  Assignment #1 - due by end of day (5pm) via electronic AND paper submissions.
Sep 10File Management Class Notes 
Sep 12More File Management

Advanced Internet Search
 Customize File Explorer

Google Search Operators
More Search Operators
Google Advance Search Form
Sep 14In Class Assignment  Assignment #2 - Due at start of class by 5pm Monday Sep 17 (electronic AND paper submissions). Please put in my mailbox in ET203 (TECH office).
Sep 17No Class (Instructor off campus)   
Sep 19Intro to Word
  • T.E.F. (Format order)
  • Italic
  • Bold
  • Font Size
  • Paragraph Spacing
  • Paragraph Alignment
  • Margins
  • Header
  • Superscripts
  Word #1 In Class Assignment. Due via paper AND electronic submission by start of next class (Sep 21).
Sep 21Word
  • T.E.F.
  • Format Order
  • Justify
  • Headings
  • Footers
  • Pictures and Captions
  • Title Page
  •   Word #2 - In class assignment. Click HERE for files needed to create document.
    Sep 24Word #2 (Cont)   
    Sep 26TEST
    Unit 1 - Intro to Computers
    Sep 28Word (cont)  Finish Word #2 from other day in class (instructions HERE). Check the document you completed in class and fix any errors. Turn in by Mon, Oct 1 via online submission and paper copies.

    Word #3 - Click HERE for files needed to create document. Replicate the document as per instructions in the .pdf file. Due Monday Oct 1 at start of class in electronic (via submission system) and printed form).
    Oct 1Word (Equ Editor) Numbering EquationsWord #4 - In class assignment on formating and writing equations.
    Oct 3Word (Equ Editor - Cont)  Finish Word #4 and submit via online submission and a paper copy.

    Word #5 - Due start of next class via online submission and a paper copy.
    Oct 5Handback Assignments

    References and bibliographies
      Word #6 - in class assignment.

    Oct 8Word
  • Numbered Lists
  • Bullet Lists
  • Tables
  • Screen Shots
  • Paste Text
  • Drop Caps
  • Multiple Collumns
  • Water Marks
  •   Word #7 - In class assignment.

    Oct 10No Class   
    Oct 12TEST
    Unit 2 - Word
      Word Test - Generate the document as shown in the pdf. Submit both paper and electronic copy by end of class.
    Oct 15-16Fall Break   
    Oct 17Intro To Excel   
    Oct 19E-Day   
    Oct 22Excel (cont)  Excel #1 - In Class (Simple budget).
    Oct 24Excel (cont)  Excel #2 - In Class (Straight Line and Graph).
    Oct 26Excel (cont)  Excel #3 - Due end of class via paper and electronic submissions.
    Oct 29Excel (cont)  Excel #4 - Due end of class via electronic submissions.
    Oct 31Excel (cont)  Excel #5 (sorry this one had an error in the sample for polar / rectangular) Corrected one- Due by end of class via electronic submission (dont worry if you did not do the polar / rectagular correctly this time).
    Nov 2Excel (cont)  Excel #6 - Due end of class via electronic submission.
    Nov 5Excel (cont)
    • .csv files
    • Analysis Toolpak
      Excel #7 - In Class.


    Link 2
    Nov 7Excel (cont)  Link
    Nov 9Excel Practice Test  Excel #9 - Follow the instructions in the PDF. Ensure all sheets are set to printout as instructed and then submit via electronic submission (no printout is required).
    Nov 12TEST
    Unit 3 - Excel
      Excel Test - Follow instructions on sheet(s).
    Nov 14Intro to PowerPoint8 Rules for PPTVideoPPT #1 - In Class Assignment
    Nov 16PPT Templates

    Smart Art
      PPT #2 - Master Slides. Use image from: Link. No submission nesssiary.
    Nov 19Work on PPT Assignment  PPT #3 + #4 - using ideas from the UofM poorly done "PowerPoint Template" create a true set of Power Point Templates as per instructions.
    Nov 21 + 23Thanksgiving Break    
    Nov 26Start on End of Semester Project  End of Semester Project - using the files found HERE, reproduce the full document and Excel Spreadsheet.

    Note Excel Table 2 and Table 3 were modified (used the updated tables from the Excel Instructions - Tables.pdf).

    Due Dec 10 by 12:30pm (end of scheduled exam time (both printed and electronic copies (docx and xlsx files).
    Nov 28TEST
    Unit 4 - PPT
      PPT Test - follow the instructions in the pdf to create the power point master and presentation described.
    Nov 30Continue Final Project

    Excel Retest
    Dec 3Continue Final Project   
    Dec 5Continue Final Project   
    Dec 10Final Project  Project Due by 12:30pm (end of scheduled exam time).

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