Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Microcomputer Applications in Physical Education (3cr )
P200 | 6025-6028 | Haven
One 50 minute period three times per week
Students will learn the basics of microcomputer application programs for the
IBM-PC and compatible machines using the UCS cluster in HPER 154. Software
covered in the course will be Windows NT 4.0, Netscape, Word, Excel and
licensed versions of each program will be provided in the cluster and in
most public clusters on
Objectives: After successfully completing the class students will be able
1. use Windows NT 4.0 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 Word to create, retrieve, save and print documents including the
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 Excel to create, retrieve, save and print spreadsheets including use
of labels, formulas and functions, formatting, limited data management
and graphing. Students will create a project using these features.
5. use PowerPoint to create, edit, save and print presentation graphics
including text, charts, graphs and images. Students will use these features
produce a project.
6. use Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Netscape to create two projects which
integrate all four
1. Required texts
I. Thurrott, Paul B., Projects for Microsoft Windows NT 4.0,
ii. Hall, Gillian R., Projects for Netscape Communicator 4.0,
Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA,
iii Toliver & Johnson, Projects for Microsoft Word 97, Addison-Wesley,
iv. Toliver & Johnson & Koneman, Projects for Microsoft Excel 97,
v. Toliver & Johnson, Projects for Microsoft PowerPoint 97,
2. Required packet of assignments.
3. Required pack of 10 disks
Daily assignments (8 @ 100 points) 800 points
Tests (4 @ 150 points) 600 points
Projects (2 @ 300 points) 600 points
5. Attendance: Students are allowed three unexcused absences. Additional
unexcused absences affect final grade.
Note: This class meets with a section of K506.
The instructor reserves the right to change this course description slightly
semester to semester.