Orientation for Students

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Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University
Computer Skills Department
(CMP-001)
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SEMESTER - 2
(2014 -2015 / 1435 – 1436)
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Agenda
Important instructions
Syllabus for Computer Skills (CMP-001)
Attendance and Grading Policy
Registration to Pearson by teachers,
Creating a Gmail and OneDrive account
Quizzes, Exams (Mid-Term & Final)
Attendance and DN Policy
Self-Learning Projects and Workshops
Students Resources
Instructor’s Information
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Important instructions
Respect your teacher and pay attention during lecture.
Don’t wear your abaya in the classroom.
Attend the lecture on time, and if you are late by 10 minutes, you will be
marked as ABSENT for one Hour.
Switch off your Mobile phone in the class.
Bring your Chrome book, with full charge to every lecture.
Solve all the assigned activities in MylabsPLUS (Pearson).
You are not allowed to eat or drink during class.
Chewing the gum is not allowed in the class.
Submit your Assignments and Project on time.
Don’t be absent for Quizzes and Exams.
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Syllabus
Mod 1:
Introduction to Information Technology
Mod 2 :
Windows 8 and Web Browsing
Mod 3 :
Word Processing (MS Word 2013)
Mod 4 :
Presentation (MS PowerPoint 2013)
Mod 5 :
Spreadsheet (MS Excel 2013)
Mod 6 :
Database (MS Access 2013)
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Grading Policy
ASSESSMENT
MARKS
Assignments ( For all Modules)
5%
Activities of MylabsPlus (all Modules)
15%
Average of 4 Quizzes
10%
Self-Learning Project
10%
Mid-Term Exam
20%
Final Exam
40%
TOTAL
100%
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Registration to Pearson:
 Teachers will register the students to access Pearson’s website and use MylabsPlus,
using student’s PNU email account.
 To access the wireless network at PNU and to use the Chromebook, activate your
PNU Email during first week
Creating a Gmail and OneDrive account:
 Create a new Gmail account using your Group Name and Id Num
Eg.
[email protected]
 Make sure that the password is : Group name and 12345
Eg.
[email protected] (letter QR must be capital)
 Create a One-Drive account using the above Gmail account and password.
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Quizzes and Exams
Quiz/Exam
Syllabus
Week Marks
MS Word (Theory + Practical )
4
6
10
10
Midterm
Exam
IT + Win + Word + PowerPoint (Theory + Practical )
8
20
Quiz 3
MS Excel (Theory + Practical )
11
10
Quiz 4
MS Access (Theory + Practical )
13
10
Final Exam
IT + Win + Word + PowerPoint + Excel + Access
(Theory + Practical )
15
40
Quiz 1
IT + Windows 8 + Web Browsing ( Theory + Practical )
Quiz 2
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Attendance and DN Policy
All students will be allowed to take a Bonus Quiz (Theory, for all
modules) at the end of week 13. The lowest Quiz grades can be replaced
by the Bonus Quiz marks.
Students with attendance greater than 95% (or Absence <=5% ) , will be
allowed to take a Double BONUS Quiz, for any ONE of the modules.
Warning Policy: The student will not be allowed to take the final
examination if her absences exceeds 25% .
 First Warning : Students must sign a first warning if absence is 9 Hours or more.
 Second Warning : Students must sign a second warning if absence is 18 Hours or
more.
 DN : A student will considered as DN if her absence is 23 Hours or more.
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Self-Learning Project (10 marks)
Follow the guidelines provided by the teacher.
Read the instructions, rules and requirements for each category of project.
Choose the team members and a team leader.
Select a suitable topic and get approval from teacher.
Select the type of project and the type of programs needed.
Install the programs on your laptop.
Attend Workshops for selected programs.
Follow up with teacher as you progress with the project.
Complete the project and submit it as per the assigned date.
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Students Resources
Following resources are available on MylabPLUS (Pearson)
(www.pnu.mylabsplus.com )
E-book - Exploring Microsoft Office 2013 Volume 1and 2
Videos and Presentations for all modules available on MylabsPlus
Activities assigned by the teacher for all modules
Simulation and Grader Project Library
Link to Dynamic study Modules
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Instructor’s Details
Instructor’s Name:
E-mail:
Office Location: College of Home Economic – Bld 1.4.0
( Station A4 ) 1st Floor , 501.
Office Hours :

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