R237 | 8217 | Dr. Craig Ross

This course offers students an introduction to computer applications in parks, recreation, sports, and tourism. The primary emphasis will be placed on computing using Microsoft Office XP including word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, desktop publishing, and world wide web computing skills. Required Book List: Special Package -- ISBN: 0-13-155118-3 (Don’t buy the package with ISBN: 0-13-192525-3.) Publisher: Prentice Hall Package includes: 1. “GO! with Microsoft Office 2003 Brief” By Shelley Gaskin 2. Explore IT 2002 (CD) 3. Train & Assess IT (CD) This packet is available in the IU Bookstore. Summary of Assignments: The final grade will result from specific areas of student responsibility. One's performance level in each will be represented by a point value. The following is an approximate breakdown of the point values placed on each area of course content: Exams General Concepts Exam 50 points Word Exam 50 points Excel Exam 50 points Access Exam 50 points PowerPoint, Publisher, GIS Exam 50 points In-class and Homework Assignments All in-class assignments will be worth 5 points each. All homework assignments will be worth 10 points each. Integrated Project The integrated project will be worth 90 points and will include a document from each of the six units (15 points per unit). Class Presentation Each student will give a five-minute presentation of their integrated project. The presentation is worth 20 points.