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Eastfield College/Dallas Christian School Internet Development Technologies SPRING -2012 ITSW 1410 Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software Instructor: Martha Leeson Contact Information: Office: Dallas Christian School | Tech Building Rm 1081515 Republic Parkway | Mesquite, TX 75150 Phone: 972-270-5495 ext 258 Email address: [email protected] Hours Available: Mon – Fri 2:30– 3:30 or by appt. Course Description: Students will: - Create and work with a presentation - Outline, add and modify text - Draw and modify objects - Change masters and use color schemes - Create, edit and format graphs - Create organizational charts - Link information with other applications - Produce a presentation - Be exposed to practical examples of the computer as a useful tool - Be acquainted with the proper procedures to create documents suitable for coursework, professional purposes, and personal use - Discover the underlying functionality of PowerPoint 2007 and Windows MovieMaker so they can become more productive - Develop an exercise-oriented approach that allows learning by doing Textbooks and Other Course Materials: (provided in class) - Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007: Introductory Concepts and Techniques by Gary B. Shelly, Thomas J. Cashman, Susan L. Sebok o ISBN13: 9781418843458 ISBN10: 1418843458 - Windows Movie Maker BASICS, 1E by: Jennifer Gipp o ISBN-13: 9780324789409 Developmental Courses: - Basic understanding of personal computers & operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor. Course Objectives: - The student will - identify presentation media terminology and concepts - create presentations using text, visual and/or sound elements - use effective compositions and style - prepare presentations for distribution on computers or other media - modify sequence and slide master Instructional Methods and Activities - Large group instruction/discussion - Presentation Development in Lab during Class - Student presentations - Production - Solution groups meeting to analyze and make reflective decisions about evaluation issues Evaluation Procedures: Projects and Tests 50% Daily Assignments 20% Lab work Book Work Participation Research Reports 30% Five research reports to be turned throughout the semester. See assignment sheet for due datesCourse Outline: (all assignments will be saved to student drives in marked folders for teacher access for grading) ASSIGNMENT Research reports due at midnight of the assigned week DUE 1/23 Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007: Introductory Concepts and Techniques Chapter One-Learn it online; Apply Your Knowledge; Extend Your Knowledge: Make it Right; Cases and Places DUE 1/30 Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007: Introductory Concepts and Techniques Chapter Two-Learn it online; Apply Your Knowledge; Extend Your Knowledge Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007: Introductory Concepts and Techniques Chapter Two-Make it Right; Cases and Places Research Report 1: Effective Presentations RR #1 DUE – JAN 23, 2012 DUE 2/6 Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007: Introductory Concepts and Techniques Chapter Three-Learn it online; Apply Your Knowledge; Extend Your Knowledge Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007: Introductory Concepts and Techniques Chapter Three- Make it Right; Cases and Places Research Report 2: Use of Graphics in Presentations RR #2 DUE – FEB 6, 2012 DUE 2/13 Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007: Introductory Concepts and Techniques Web Feature- Learn it online; Apply Your Knowledge; Extend Your Knowledge DUE 2/20 Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007: Introductory Concepts and Techniques Web Feature- Make it Right; Cases and Places WEEK OF FEB 27 MIDTERM Research Report 3: Body Language RR #3 DUE – MARCH 5, 2012 DUE MARCH 26 Windows MovieMaker OR iMovie on Mac INTRODUCTION TO EDITING Project One DUE APRIL 2 Windows MovieMaker OR iMovie on Mac Project Two Final Project TOPIC DUE DUE APRIL 9 Windows MovieMaker OR iMovie on Mac Project Three Begin Work on Final Project Research Report 4: The History of Powerpoint RR #4 DUE APRIL 9 DUE APRIL 16 Windows MovieMaker OR iMovie on Mac Project Four Continue Work on Final Project DUE APRIL 23 Windows MovieMaker OR iMovie on Mac Work on Final Project DUE APRIL 30 Windows MovieMaker OR iMovie on Mac Finish Final Project Research Report 5: PowerPoint Tips RR #5 DUE APRIL 30 DUE MAY 7 Windows MovieMaker OR iMovie on Mac Turn in Fifteen Minute Final Movie Project Slides-three songs-video clips-transitions-interview-credits-CD Case and Cover-Obtaining Final Course Grades Using eConnect Final Grade Reports are no longer mailed. Convenient access is available online at www.econnect.dcccd.edu. Use your identification number when you log onto eConnect, an online system developed by the DCCCD to provide you with timely information regarding your college record. Your grades will also be printed on your Student Advising Report, which is available in the Admissions Office. Attendance Policy: See the Dallas Christian School Handbook Academic Honesty Statement - Scholastic dishonesty is a violation of the Code of Student Conduct. Scholastic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, cheating on a test, plagiarism, and collusion. As a college student, you are considered a responsible adult. Your enrollment indicates acceptance of the DCCCD Code of Student Conduct published in the DCCCD Catalog at http://www1.dcccd.edu/cat0506/ss/code.cfm Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, cheating on tests, plagiarism and collusion. Cheating includes copying from another student’s test or homework paper, using materials not authorized, collaborating with or seeking aid from another student during a test, knowingly using, buying, selling, stealing, or soliciting the contents of an unadministered test, and substituting for another person to take a test. Plagiarism is the appropriating, buying, receiving as a gift, or obtaining by any means another’s work and the unacknowledged submission or incorporation of it in one’s own written work. Collusion is the unauthorized collaboration with another person in preparing written work for fulfillment of course requirements. Academic dishonesty is a serious offense in college. You can be given a failing grade on an assignment or test, can be failed for the class, or you can even be suspended from


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