Schedule for WINTER 2012 Semester

Below is the tentative schedule for our BUS2301 class.  The “Out of Class” activities are to be completed after class but before the next class.  It will be assumed that you have completed such.   
 Note: Use clickable links (red and bold text) to get details on some of the activities. Links for later weeks will become active as the course progresses.

 

IN CLASS  ACTIVITIES

“OUT OF CLASS” ACTIVITIES

Week   1

Jan. 09-13

Introductions

BLACKBOARD orientation
  • Purchase myItLab bundle at the bookstore  (found at the cash register)
  • Register myItLab. Send a snippet of the confirmation page to lisa.dowling@algonquincollege.com
  • Complete the "Get to Know You" (found in the miscellaneous file in blackboard)
  • Obtain Student ID Card
  • Review 1stDay.ppt (found in the demo files on blackboard)
  • Review all documents found in Blackboard under COURSE INFORMATION

Week   2

Jan. 16-20

Blackboard Review

myItLab Course Registration

File Management

Collaboration & Cloud Computing Discussion and Demo

 

  • Enroll/register myItLab course code for your section
    • Section 312: CRSABIS-837417
    • Section 313: CRSAB9U-837418
    • Section 330: CRSABCF-837422
    • Section 410: CRSABYH-837475

  • Prepare your own computer for myItLab by running the Home Diagnostic Tool Kit
  • (Optional) If you are new to Windows 7, use this tutorial
  • (Optional) 12 tips for Windows 7, view this

Week  3

Jan. 23-27

OWA Demo

MS Office Interface

Windows/OWA Assignment (Sign Up)

 

  • Complete Windows training (due 11:55PM the night before the next class
  • Complete OWA training (due 11:55PM the night before the next class) Sides Reference in PDF format
  • Complete Windows7/OWA assignment (due 11:55PM the night before the next class. REMEMBER TO CHANGE THE INSTRUCTIONS SO THAT THE EMAIL IS A READ RECEIPT NOT A DELIVERY RECEIPT

Week  4

Jan. 30-Feb 3

 Windows/OWA Exam

Week  5

Feb. 6 - 10

 Excel Demo

 Excel Assignment 1 (Sign Up)
  • Complete excel assignment #1 (due 11:55PM the night before the next class
  • If you are new to Excel - I suggest you use one or both the tutorials listed here: Tutorial with labs or Tutorial Video Only
  • The link below is my first recording.(so be patient and don't laugh too much) It will show you how to find out where mistakes where made (if any) on your assignment. I had one of your fellow students volunteer her myItLab - this is no her work. Remember - you can submit your assignment 3 times. I will always look at your highest mark. View Demo
 

Week  6

Feb. 13-17

 Excel Demo

 Excel Assignment 2 (Sign Up)
  • Complete excel assignment #2 (due 11:55PM the night before the next class
 

Feb. 20 to Feb. 24 STUDY BREAK WEEK (NO CLASSES)

Week  7

Feb. 27-Mar 2

Excel Demo

Excel Assignment 3 (Sign up)

 

  • Complete excel training (due 11:55PM the night before the next class
  • Complete excel assignment #3 (due 11:55PM the night before the next class

Week  8

Mar. 5-9

 Excel Exam

Week  9

Mar. 12-16

PPT Demo

PPT Assignment (Sign up)

  • Complete powerpoint training (due 11:55PM the night before the next class
  • Complete powerpoint assignment (due 11:55PM the night before the next class

Week  10

Mar. 19-23

PPT FINAL EXAM

 

Week  11

Mar. 26-30

 Word Demo

WORD Assignment 1 (Sign up)

 

  • Complete word assignment #1 (due 11:55PM the night before the next class

Week  12

Apr. 2-6
 Word Demo

WORD Assignment 2 (Sign up)

  • Complete word training in myItLab (due 11:55PM the night before the next class
  • Complete word assignment #2 (due 11:55PM the night before the next class
  • Review marks in blackboard; if notify me of any descrepancies asap

Week  13

Apr. 9-13

 

Word Final Exam

Week  14

Apr. 16-21

 

 

REWRITES (if applicable)

Week 15

Apr 21-28

 

 

Final Assessment Week (There is no final exam for BUS2301)