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Syllabus BCIS 2009-2010

Syllabus BCIS 2009-2010

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Business Computer Information Systems I -
Course Syllabus
Business Management –
Course Syllabus
 School Year:
2009-2010
Instructor:
Alberto Velez
Email:
avelez@bisd.us
Room:
B115
Conference Period:
(2
nd
Period)
COURSE DESCRIPTION
The prerequisite for this course is Keyboarding. Students implement personal and interpersonal skills tostrengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and to make a successful transition tothe workforce and/or postsecondary education. Students apply technical skills to address businessapplications of emerging technologies. This course provides an overview of microcomputer applicationsincluding a brief introduction to computer concepts, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Office 2007: Word,Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Student will create research papers and PowerPointpresentations that will presented to class. Research will be done on Computing & Technology Topics.
REQUIREMENTS FOR CLASS
RESPECT – (E.g. No profanity will be allowed in classroom)
Be on time & ready to work
Turn in work on time
PROCEDURES TO FOLLOW IN CLASSAs you come in:
 
Go to your workstation, and inspect your workstation (Computer, keyboard, mouse, chair,monitor, and headphones), and if you notice anything wrong or missing report it immediately.
Log In to your computer
First 5 Minutes – Check for assignment on the chalkboard, check your email for possibleassignment.
Get going on Micro Type for 15 Minutes to enhance your keyboarding skills.
Remaining time of the period work on activities for BCIS I.
As you get ready to leave:
One (1) Minute before the bell Log Off.
Headphones back in their place, push in your chair, and clean up our area before leaving.
Do not forget your belongings on your way out, and leave the area as you received it.
The student will be dismissed from class by the teacher, not the bell.
RULES TO FOLLOW IN THIS CLASSROOM
No drinks or food -
Any food or drink will be removed and discarded
(This includes chewinggum).
Horseplay and Selling of products of any kind is
NOT
allowed in class.
Consequences of plagiarism and copying can be up to not granting credit for class.
 
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Do not bring gadgets; such as, but not limited to:
Music, video, and/or game players and/or media and/or accessories of any kind (that includesmp3 players, CD players, DVD players, IPODs, mobile phones, PDA, PSPs, DVDs, CDs,headphones, mobile phones, digital cameras, computers, joysticks, controllers, etc)
If such items are used or exposed during class time, items will be removed by instructor.
 
1
st
violation – item will removed and returned at the end of day; if teacher isavailable
 
2
nd
violation – item will turned in to the office (beyond my control what happens)
 
3
rd
violation – item will returned in to your parents
 
4
th
violation – item will be returned at the end of the school year
The chairs are
NOT
means of transportation. Walk if you need to move around the room.
Chairs are not to be adjusted. Leave them at the current level.
Downloads and/or uploads and/or installations of software or programs of any kind is not allowed.
Only students that have an ID with Internet Access sticker on it be allowed to use the internet.
Warning: Privileges will be lost if you are caught doing what you are not supposed to do.
Passes
 
Passes – have to be logged in/out on the Pass Log.
Passes of any kind will not issued 15 minutes before or after the bell.
Pass privilege can be revoked if excessive amount of passes is requested.
Restroom will be limited to one (1) time per week.
Counselor passes will not be given during class. (If you need to talk to counselor, you need to doit on your own time.)
Nurse and Library passes will be given only under special circumstances.
Assignments, Make up Assignments, and Re-test
Highest grade for make up assignments and retest is a 70.
Make up work will normally be a Research Paper due within a week of assignment.
Retest upon request within 5 days after you receive graded test back.Retest will be administered only with prior arrangements and the only available times to retest are35 minutes before first period, during lunch (5
th
Period), or after school (no later than 4:15pm)
 
Cheating Policy
Students are expected to uphold the school’s standard of conduct relating to academic honesty. Studentsassume full responsibility for the content and integrity of the academic work they submit. The guidingprinciple of academic integrity shall be that a student’s work, examinations, reports, and projects must bethat of the student’s own work. Students shall be guilty of violating the honor code if they:
o
 
Represent the work of others as their own.
o
 
Use or obtain unauthorized assistance in any academic work.
o
 
Give unauthorized assistance to other students.
o
 
Misrepresent the content of submitted work.The penalty for violating the honor code is severe. Any student violating the honor code is subject toreceive a failing grade for the course as per BISD Student Handbook.
Any acts of classroom disruption that go beyond the normal rights of students to question and discusswith instructor the educational process relative to subject content will not be tolerated, in accordancewith the Academic Code of Conduct described in the Student Handbook.

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