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CSC 105 - Course Syllabus - Spring 2013

Section 9: TR 2:00 - 3:15, BR 165

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INSTRUCTOR

Dr. David R.Berman
E-mail: bermand@uncw.edu
Office hours (CI 2039, 962-3247): MW 10:00-11:00, TR 11:00-12:30. Drop-ins and appointments are welcome.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION

CSC 105. Introduction to Computing and Computer Applications (3) Basic computer concepts for non-CSC majors. Elements of computing systems and organization; computer communications including the Internet; applications such as word processing; spreadsheets, data base management, and the rudiments of programming in a current programming language. Social and technical issues including legal, ethical, and security considerations. Students who have passed MIS 105 may not enroll in CSC 105.

OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, each student will be able to:

Skills that Communication Studies Faculty want their students to know

RESOURCES REQUIRED

RESOURCES RECOMMENDED

COURSE REQUIREMENTS AND GRADING CRITERIA

There are two basic parts of the course: application modules and conceptual topics. Each part is described in detail below and will count 50% of your course grade.

HONOR CODE

It is the responsibility of every student to follow the UNCW Academic Honor Code. You violate the Honor Code when you claim someone else's work as your own. Copying of work is prohibited and will result in disciplinary action. Copying includes digital copies and hand copies, as well as representing a slight modification of someone else's work as your own work.

UNCW practices a zero-tolerance policy for violence and harassment of any kind. For emergencies contact UNCW CARE at 962-CARE, Campus Police at 962-2222, or Wilmington Police at 911. For University or community resources visit http://www.uncw.edu/wsrc/crisis.html.

LEARNING STRATEGIES

You are expected to take an active role in your learning in this course. This includes regular attendance, paying attention in class, reading the textbook, and completing all course requirements. You are encouraged to study with your classmates outside of class. Tutoring for the course may be available through the UNCW Learning Center: uncw.edu/stuaff/uls. Our classroom CI 2006 will be open as a lab Sunday-Thursday evening 7:00-10:00. It will be staffed with graduate teaching assistants during those hours.

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

If you have a disability and need reasonable accommodation in this course, you should inform Dr. Berman of this fact in writing within the first week of class or as soon as possible. If you have not already done so, you must register with the Office of Disability Services: uncw.edu/stuaff/disability, and obtain a copy of your Accommodation Letter. You should then meet with Dr. Berman to make mutually agreeable arrangements based on the recommendations of the Accommodation Letter.