Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Computer Applications in Kinesiology (3 cr.)
K506 | 6285-6287 | Haven
One 50 minute period 3 times a week
Students will learn the basics of microcomputer application programs for the
IBMPC and compatible machines using the UICS cluster in HPER 154. Software
covered in the course will be Windows NT, WordPerfect 6.1 for Windows, Lotus
2-3 R4 for Windows and Freelance Graphics. Fully licensed versions of each
program will be provided in the cluster and in most public clusters on
(The software applications may change if UCS support of these applications
After successfully completing the class student will be able to:
1. use Windows for normal "housekeeping" functions like formatting,
copying, deleting and renaming files, creating and using sub-directories,
selected Windows accessory programs.
2. use Netscape, Student Locker, E-mail and other IU provided utilities.
3. use WordPerfect 6.1 to create, retrieve, save and print documents
use of special formatting, search and replace, spelling and thesaurus
headers, footers, footnotes and endnote features and importing graphics into
documents. Students will create a project using these features.
4. use Lotus 1-2-3 to create, retrieve, save and print spreadsheets
of labels, formulas and functions, formatting, limited data management
and graphing. Students will create a project using these features.
5. use Freelance Graphics to create, edit, save and print presentation
including text, charts, graphs and images. Students will use these features
produce a project.
1. Required texts. Schuman: Windows Workshop WordPerfect for Windows,
Schuman: Lotus 1-2-3 for Windows, Plumley: Windows NT and Christen:
Freelance Graphics for Windows.
2. Required packet of assignments.
3. Required pack of 10 disks.
Daily assignments (12 @100 points) 1200 points
Tests (4 @200 points) 800 points
Projects (3 @300 points) 900 points
96 - 100% A
90 - 95% B
80 - 89% C
70 - 79% D
5. Attendance: Students are allowed three unexcused absences. Additional
unexcused absences affect final grade.
NOTE: This class meets with a section of P200
The instructor reserves the right to change this course description slightly
semester to semester.