Chabot College Fall 2004 Removed Fall 2006

Chabot College
Fall 2004
Removed Fall 2006
Course Outline for Computer Applications Systems 500
Catalog Description:
500 – Computer Application Systems Supplemental Instruction Laboratory
0 Units
Provides supervised supplemental instruction in skills related to mastery of concepts presented in
Computer Applications courses linked to supplemental instruction laboratory. Co-requisite:
Computer Applications Systems 8, Computer Application Systems 50, Computer Application
Systems 54A, 54B, 55, 70, 80, 82, 88A, 88B, or equivalent. 1-10 hours laboratory.
Prerequisite Skills:
Expected Outcome of Students:
Upon completion of the course the student should be able to:
apply the skills mastered in the lab to the concepts of computer applications;
enchance student performance with computer software programs.
Course Content:
End-user critical thinking, and what computer can, cannot, and should not do
Substantial practice and review of computer software applications
Enhancing performance in Microsoft software programs
Methods of Presentation:
1. One-on-one in supervised peer tutoring environment
2. Self-paced learning tailored to related needs and interests of individual students taking
computer applications courses
Assignments and Methods of Evaluating Student Progress:
1. Typical Assignments
a. Create a basic HTML page
b. Hands-on lab assignments such as:
1) using word processing software to create a memo
2) using a spreadsheet program to create a budget
3) using a database to add, delete, find and edit records
c. Set up VBA® programs for Word® using hands-on tutorials
d. Set up VBA® programs for Excel® using hands-on tutorials
2. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
3. Improved proficiency in computer applications as demonstrated by performance in linked class,
including performance on final exam.
Textbook(s) (Typical):
Discovering Computers, 2004, Course Technology, 2004; Introduction MicroSoft Office, McGraw
Hill, 2004; Keyboarding, Southwest Publishing, 2004
Special Student Materials:
Gaila Moore and Michael Gunter October 2003
Effec Fall 2004 Rev 12/2/03