Personal
Productivity Using Technology
Fall Semester 2000 
Hilda Wirth Federico 
Tuesday & Thursday 
Office: MP 115A 
http://users.ju.edu/~hfederi 
email: hfederi@ju.edu 
ATTENDANCE  GRADING  EXAM DATES  SCHEDULE
REQUIRED TEXT:
Toliver, P. R., Johnson, Y., & Koneman, P. A. (2000). Projects for Microsoft Office 2000: Select Lab Series. Reading, MA: AddisonWesley Publishing Company.
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
Ten (10) formatted 3.5" High Density Diskettes
Three (3) pasteboard folders with pockets and without prongs
COURSE OBJECTIVES:
To effectively use operating system utilities and common software productivity tools.
To understand the language of computers and information technology.
To appreciate the legal, ethical, and societal issues related to information technology.
To communicate locally and globally using technology.
To become intelligent consumers of information technology and understand its benefits and limitations.
Regular attendance is expected of all students. When you know you will miss class, notification of the absence must be made to the instructor BEFORE the class meets. Determining whether any absence is approved will be made on a casebycase basis.
Exams must be taken on the regularly scheduled day. Missed exams may NOT be made up. Likewise, all assignments are due on the day assigned. If you are ill and cannot come to class, make arrangements for someone else to turn in your assignment on the due date. You are responsible for obtaining any assignments distributed on days that you miss class.
You are responsible for obtaining any assignments distributed on days that you miss class.
3 Exams (100 Points Each) 
300 POINTS 

(2) 
2 Applications Assignments (100 Points Each) 
200 POINTS 
(3) 
PowerPoint Presentation 
100 POINTS 
(4) 
Ten (10) Exercises (10 Points Each) 
100 POINTS 
(5) 
Attendance and Class Participation 
100 POINTS 
(6) 
CUMULATIVE FINAL EXAMINATION 
200 POINTS 

TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE 
1000 POINTS 
Final grades are based on dividing number of points earned by number of points possible.
Example: A student has earned a total of 837 points.
837/1000 = .837 or 83.7%, which earns a letter grade of B.
A: 90100% B: 8089% C: 7079% D: 6069% F: BELOW 60%
ASSIGNMENT AND EXAMINATION
DATES:
October 5 
Exam #1 
October 12 
Word 2000 Assignment due 
October 24 
Exam #2 
November 21 
Exam #3 
November 30 
Excel 2000 Assignment due 
You must take exams on the day scheduled. MAKEUP EXAMS WILL NOT BE GIVEN.
Oral presentations will be assigned during the last half of the semester. All work related to this assignment will be due on the day of your PowerPoint presentation.
All assignments must be turned in at the BEGINNING of class on the day due. An assignment becomes one day late when the class is over. Assignments that are late will have 10% of the earned value deducted from the score for each day late.
ATTENDANCE  GRADING  EXAM DATES  SCHEDULE
Last updated August 30, 2000