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A N D D R A F T IN GC O M P U T E R -A ID E D D E S IG NE A S T F IE L D C O L L E G E SPRING, 2012 CAREER TECHNOLOGIES DIVISION COURSE SYLLABUS DFTG 1340.4780 INTRODUCTION TO CAD SYSTEMS INSTRUCTOR: MICHEAL HUTCHINS OFFICE: L121 PHONE: 972-860-7681 EMAIL: MICHEAL [email protected] FAX: 972-860-83932 COURSE DESCRIPTION (2 Cr. Hrs.): Prerequisite: None This course provides instruction in hardware selection, setup and use of a CAD station. Emphasis is placed on control of the operation system, file management and keyboarding. Other topics include software installation, hardware installation and configuration, such as mouse, tablet, printers, plotters, graphics adapters and other configurable items such as communication ports, and serial ports. (1 Lec., 3 Lab./Wk) End-Of-Course Outcomes: A good understanding of the major components of a CAD system. A good understanding of networking computers. A good understanding of the use of computers for industrial purposes. TEXTBOOK: Rescued by Personal Computers – by Kris Jamsa ISBN# 1-884133-54-1 (Order text on-line under “used books”) WORKBOOK: DFTG 1340 Course Manual – by Micheal Hutchins (Purchase in the College Store) FACULTY OFFICE HOURS: MWF 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. TR 1:00 p.m. – 2:00p.m. & 8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. MTWR 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. by appointment Attendance Policy: Attendance is not required in this class. This is a self-paced class.3 ASSIGNMENTS: Assignment sheets give you all of the assignments for the entire semester. You can proceed at your own pace providing you complete all the questions and lab assignments by the final due date. Many of the lab assignments can be looked up on-line, printed out and attached to the assignment sheet for that week. Just mark “See Attached” on the lab assignment sheet. You may hand the assignments directly to your instructor or slide them under the door if the instructor is out of the office.. DUE DATE ASSIGNMENT 1,2,3 Wk.1 Answer the questions in the Course Manual and do the Lab. 4,5,6,7 Wk. 2 Answer the questions in the Course Manual and do the Lab. 8,9,10,11 Wk. 3 Answer the questions in the Course Manual and do the Lab. 12,13,14,15 Wk. 4 Answer the questions in the Course Manual and do the Lab. 16,28,19,46 Wk. 5 Answer the questions in the Course Manual and do the Lab. Take Test 1 over Weeks 1-5 20,21,22,23 Wk. 6 Answer the questions in the Course Manual and do the Lab. 25,26,27,17 Wk. 7 Answer the questions in the Course Manual and do the Lab. 30,31,32,33 Wk. 8 Answer the questions in the Course Manual and do the Lab. 34,35,36,37 Wk. 9 Answer the questions in the Course Manual and do the Lab. 38,39,40,47 Wk.10 Answer the questions in the Course Manual and do the Lab. Take Test 2 over Weeks 6-10 48,49,50,51 Wk.11 Answer the questions in the Course Manual and do the Lab. 52,53,54,55 Wk.12 Answer the questions in the Course Manual and do the Lab. 56,58,59,60 Wk.13 Answer the questions in the Course Manual and do the Lab. 61,63,64,65 Wk.14 Answer the questions in the Course Manual and do the Lab. Take Final Test (Comprehensive) Note: All assignments are due the Second Day of Final Exam Week4 TESTS: All tests are taken in the Testing Center (C-114) when you complete the required lessons. There are a total of 3 tests in this course. GRADES: 90% of your grade for the course is based on the lesson assignments. The remaining 10% is based on the three test. You will be informed of your grade for each assignment the next week after they are submitted. QUESTIONS: You may get questions answered by leaving a voice message, sending an E-mail, or calling the CADD lab at Eastfield, Phone: 972-860-7224 or 972-860-7681 for Micheal Hutchins. Lab hours are 9:00am to 9:30pm Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 5:00 pm Friday, and 12:00 to 5:00 Saturday and Sunday. If you would like to come to the lab to solve a problem or work with an instructor, the labs are available to you anytime they are open. Withdrawal Policy If you are unable to complete this course, it is your responsibility to withdraw formally. The withdrawal request must be received in the Registrar’s Office by the April 12, 2012. Failure to do so will result in your receiving a performance grade, usually an “F.” If you drop a class or withdraw from the college before the official drop/withdrawal deadline, you will receive a “W” (Withdraw) in each class dropped. For more information about drop deadlines, refer to the current printed Credit Class Schedule, contact the Admissions/Registrar’s Office at 972-860-7167 (Room C119), or contact the division office. STOP BEFORE YOU DROP For students who enrolled in college level courses for the first time in the fall of 2007, Texas Education Code 51.907 limits the number of courses a student may drop. You may drop no more than 6 courses during your entire undergraduate career unless the drop qualifies as an exception. Your campus counseling/advising center will give you more information on the allowable exceptions.5 Remember that once you have accumulated 6 non-exempt drops, you cannot drop any other courses with a “W”. Therefore, please exercise caution when dropping courses in any Texas public institution of higher learning, including all seven of the Dallas County Community Colleges. For more information, you may access: https://www1.dcccd.edu/coursedrops Repeating This Course: (Third Attempt to Enroll in a Course) Effective for Fall Semester 2005, the Dallas County Community Colleges will charge additional tuition to students registering the third or subsequent time for a course. All third and subsequent attempts of the majority of credit and Continuing Education/Workforce Training courses will result in additional tuition to be charged. Developmental Studies and some other courses will not be charged a higher tuition rate. Third attempts include courses taken at any of the Dallas County Community Colleges since the Fall 2002 Semester. See Third Attempt to Enroll in a Course at: http://www.dcccd.edu/thirdcourseattempt/ Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) In compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), the College may release information classified as “directory information” to the general public without the written consent of the student. Directory information includes: (1) student name, (2)


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