TECH 1010
TECH 1010
Computer Applications in Technology
Spring 2018

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

Jan 17No Class (UofM Closed)   
Jan 19No Class (Instructor Ill)   
Jan 22Welcome
Course Policies
Intro to Computers
 Class Notes 
Jan 24Win10 Tips and Tricks

(up to "Things you should know")
 Class Notes

Class Notes

Jan 26Internet (Cont) Class Notes
Note: New version was uploaded @ 4:40pm on Tue 1/30 fixing broken links. Make sure title slide says "V2.1"
Jan 29Advanced Search

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Jan 31In Class Assignment  Assignment #1 - due by start of next class (electronic AND paper submissions).
Feb 2In Class Assignment  Assignment #2 - Due by end of class (electronic AND paper submissions).
Feb 5Intro 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 (Feb 7).
    Feb 7No Class (Instructor Ill)   
    Feb 9TEST
    Unit 1 - Intro to Computers
    (Take Home Test due to illness)
      Download THIS DOCUMENT and follow instructions (you are on your honor not to look up answers or ask fellow students). Submit as per instructions and then proceed to part two as instructed.

    Submit both files via online submission.
    Feb 12No Class (Instructor Ill)   
    Feb 14Word
  • 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.
    Feb 16Word (cont)  Finish Word #2 from other day in class.

    Word #3 - Click HERE for files needed to create document. Replicate the document as per instructions in the .pdf file (due to change in paragraph spacing and figure refereces, your doc will looks a bit different, this is expected and correct). Due Monday Feb 19 by start of class.
    Feb 19Word (Equ Editor)
    (Instructor Ill)
      Word #4 - Since the instructor is once again ill, please watch the videos (linked within the assignment) and follow the instructions per assignment and videos. Due start of next class via online submission as Word #4.
    Feb 21Word (Equ Editor - Cont)
    (Instructor Ill)
      Word #5 - Since the instructor is once again ill, reproduce the equations as shown. Use the equation numbering technique from the previous assignment. Watch, and reproduce the special characters exactly as show (it helps to use zoom to see the sybols more clearly)! Due start of next class via online submission as Word #5.
    Feb 23No Class (Instructor Ill)   
    Feb 26Q&A Session

    References and bibliographies
      Word #6 - in class assignment.
    Feb 28Word
  • Numbered Lists
  • Bullet Lists
  • Tables
  • Screen Shots
  • Paste Text
  • Drop Caps
  • Multiple Collumns
  • Water Marks
  •   Word #7 - In class assignment.

    Mar 2Word (Cont)  Word #8 - create the file as per .pdf instructions. Due by 5pm Mar 2, 2018 via online submission.

    Wikipedia - Robotics
    Wikipedia - R.U.R.
    Mar 5-9Spring Break   
    Mar 12Intro to Excel  Excel #1 - In Class (Simple budget).
    Mar 14Excel (cont)  Excel #2 - In Class (Straight Line and Graph).
    Mar 16TEST
    Unit 2 - Word
      Word Test - Generate the document as shown in the pdf. Submit both paper and electronic copy by end of class.
    Mar 19Excel (cont)  Excel #3 - In Class (Convert equations to excel).
    Mar 21No Class (Work on assignment)  Excel #4 - Converting formulas to excel.

    Pol / Rect Calculator

    Due 9:10am Friday
    Mar 23Work on assignment (no class if NOT taking word retest)

    Unit 2 - Word (for students who got <70% on Word Test)
      Excel #5 - Due by start of next class

    Word Retest - Generate the document as shown in the pdf. Submit both paper and electronic copy by end of class. (Note: files will not be available until class time friday).

    Retest MUST be taken in ET216 to be accepted - Prof Banning will proctor.
    Mar 26Excel  Excel #6 - Due end of class via electronic submission. (Yellow Highlited text are not include them in your spreadsheet). Do a Save AS for the DATA FILE then follow verbal instructions to import into Excel.

    NOTE - When saving the finished spreadsheet, do a SAVE AS and save as a .xlsx file (if you do not, it will NOT save graphs and multiple sheets.)
    Mar 28Excel  Excel #7 - In class. Use this Raw Data File and follow the instructions given in class.
    Mar 30Excel   Excel #8 - Practice Test
    Apr 2Excel  Excel #9 - This will replace your lowest Excel assignment (or missing assignment). Turn in printout and file (via online submission) by end of day (5pm).
    Apr 4Intro to PowerPoint8 Rules for PPTVideoPPT #1 - In Class Assignment
    Apr 6TEST
    Unit 3 - Excel
      Excel Test - Follow instructions on sheet. Printouts should look similar to THIS.
    Apr 9PPT Templates  PPT #2 - Master Slides. Use image from: Link
    Apr 11PPT Smart Art  PPT #3 - In class assignment on smart art.
    Apr 13PPT Transitions and Animation  PPT #4 + #5 - using ideas from the UofM poorly done "PowerPoint Template" create a true set of Power Point Templates as per instructions.
    Apr 16Work on PPT Assignment   
    Apr 18Start on Final Project  Using files found HERE, follow the PDF instructions for the document. Note - Save your work...the document will be continued next week!
    Apr 20TEST
    Unit 4 - PPT
      PPT Test - follow the instructions in the pdf to create the power point master and presentation described.
    Apr 23Continue Final Project  Coninue with Final Project. Note: files have been added for the 2nd part.
    Apr 25Continue Final Project  Final Project Due Tomorrow (4/26) by 5pm. Submit both Paper and Electronic Version (both word and excel file electronically)

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