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SYLLABUS

Course: COM 101 Computer Application and Networking Total No. of Units = 3 No. of Contact Hours/Week = 5
Lecture = 2 units (2 hours) Laboratory = 1 ( 3 hours)

I. Course Description:
This course prepares the Marine Engineering and Marine Transportation students to become proficient in computer operations and in
the use of software productivity tools through word processing applications. The students will go through the history of the Internet and
learn about numerous internet application such as electronic mail, social networking and the like. The subject will also focuses on the basic
concept on management and administration of networked computers. Various technologies will be discussed such as LAN technologies of
Ethernet and Topologies, WAN Technologies of DSL and the like.


II. Course Objectives:
At the end of the course, the students should be able to:
1. Know the basic computer application used for the production (including composition, editing, formatting and printing) of any sort of printable material;
2. Appreciate the importance of computers and its application in their field of specialization;
3. Use electronic mail for communication and other online transaction;
4. Know how to use the web browser and explore WWW-sites;
5. Appreciate the significance of data communications and computer networks;
6. Describe common network services such as file, print, message and web services; and
7. Define the policies for network administration.

III. Course Requirements:
1. Regular attendance
2. Quizzes
3. Graded Recitation
4. Assignments/Homework
5. Seatworks
6. Three Periodical Examination
University of Cagayan Valley
Tuguegarao City

COLLEGE OF MARINE EDUCATION





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IV. Enrichment Activities:

1. Hands-on activities
2. Online/Internet Activities
3. Visit computer laboratories
V. Course Content Learning Activities Competence (Methods to
Develop the
Competence)/
Activities/
Strategies

(Criteria to
Evaluate the
Competence)
Values
Integrated
Time Frame
PRELIM
Review of the Vision, Mission and
Philosophy of University of Cagayan
Valley

I. Essentials of Computers
a. The Computer
b. The Mouse
c. The Keyboard and Keyboarding
d. Computer Care and You

II. Word Processing using MS Word
2007
a. What is word processing?
b. The MS Word Basic
c. MS Word Interface
d. Typing Text
e. To erase Mistakes
f. To start new paragraph
g. Saving the Document




At the end of the Lesson, the
students should be able to:

1. Learn what a computer is,
its elements, advantage and
disadvantage of using the
computer.
2. Learn the parts of the
mouse, mouse strokes and
screen actions.
3. Learn the different keys of
the keyboard and its
function and proper way of
using it.
4. Learn the proper way of




1. Appreciate the
environment and master
the use of Microsoft Word
and its features.
2. Apply the good
practice in using the
computer.
3. Explore around the
windows and to be
familiar with the different
features, icons, buttons,
and dialogue boxes.
4. Practice to type text
and paragraphs in the
document




Lecture

Seatwork

Assignment

Internet

Research





Recitation

Quizzes

Periodic Exam






Independence

Resourcefulness
Quality of Work

Skillfulness
Results-
Oriented

Continuous
Improvement

Patience and
Perseverance




November 04 –
December 21,
2013

















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h. Closing a file
i. Creating a New File
j. Exiting MS Word
k. Shutdown the Computer

III. Editing Document
a. Retrieving/Opening File
b. The Home Tab
c. Moving the cursor
d. Selecting text
e. Copying Text
f. Deleting Text
g. Moving Text
taking care your computers
and yourself.


1. Type reports and other
related documents
2. Know the parts and
functions of the edit screen
3. Use commands found in
the menus
4. Practice in encoding text
and ways in erasing
mistakes.
5. Practice in encoding texts
and ways in erasing
mistakes
6. Enable to begin a new
paragraph
7. Apply the steps to
Save/Close Documents
8. Create new file
9. Apply the steps in
shutting down the computer.
10. Retrieve/Open a
documents
11. Select, copy, delete and
move text.
12. Identify the cut, copy
and paste icons to edit
documents



5. Identify the functions
of commands, menus and
icons and use this to
save, close and create
new file.
6. Practice sequential
steps to shutdown the
computer.
Timelines

Responsiveness



























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IV. Text Formatting
a. What is text formatting?
b. Character Formatting
c. Paragraph formatting
c.1 Formatting option
c.2 Formatting toolbar
c.3 Formatting text
d. Page Formatting
d.1 Set-up the margins
d.2 Adding Page Number
d.3 Inserting Header
d.4 Setting Paper Size
d.5 Setting Orientation


At the end of the lessons,
the student should be able
to:
1. Format text and
Paragraph through the use
of Format Tab
2. Set margins, page
numbers and change page
size
3. Identify and use the
shortcut keys for page
formatting


1. Apply series of steps to
set margins, insert page
number, change page
size and use and
appreciate the importance
of quick keys to format
the document.




Lecture

Seatwork

Assignment

Internet

Research



Recitation

Quizzes

Periodic Exam




Independence

Resourcefulness

Quality of Work

Skillfulness

Continuous

Patience and
Perseverance

Practicality

Timeliness

Creativity

Responsiveness






PRELIM EXAMINATION December 19 – 21, 2013

MIDTERM
V. Advance Word Formats
e.1 Inserting tables
Adding Borders and Shadings
e.3 Inserting Symbols Adding bullets
and equations
e.4 The drawing Shapes
e.5 Text Wrapping
At the end of the lesson, the
student should be able to:
1. Insert tables, pictures and
symbols
2. Add bullets and draw
lines, arrows and shapes
through the use of Drawing
1. Insert tables, pictures,
symbols, bullets, and
draw line and shapes
around the document

2. Print a document



Lecture

Seatwork

Assignment


Recitation

Quizzes

Periodic Exam


Timeliness

Decisiveness

Responsiveness
January 06 –
February 15,
2014




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e.6 Word Art, Columns, and
watermarks
e.7 Using Mail Merge
f. Printing the Document
f.1 Previewing
f.2 Selecting documents/parts of the
document for printing
f.3 Printing

VI Introduction to the Internet
a. The internet
b. History of the Internet and World
Wide Web
c. Connecting to the Internet and how
Internet works
d. The Website
c. Anatomy of Internet
d. Uses of Internet
e. Advantages and Disadvantages of
internet

VII Internet Searching
a. Search Tools
b. Locating Information
c. Search Engines
d. Content Evaluation





VIII. Basic Communication with
Internet
button
3. Preview the print
documents and use other
shortcut keys for printing
4. Preview the printing
output of the document
5. Master the features
around the printer’s set-up
to print specific part of a
document
6. Print the document

1. Explain the evolution of
the internet
2. Learn about websites and
URL.
3.. Identify the advantages
and disadvantages internet.
4. Describe the ways on how
to be connected on the
internet.
5. Surf the Internet
6. Use search engines to find
information needed
7. Locate information
8. Evaluate the contents of a
given result or search hit.
9. Download and upload
information on the internet
10. Learn about web
browsers.

At the end of the lesson, the
3. Present aesthetic
organized and substantial
output.

1. Operate and follow the
technical procedure in
acquiring information.
2. Use properly the
different search engines
3. Gather the right
information
4. Evaluate Correctly the
contents of hit or search
result.


















1. Operate of creating,

Research

Hands-on
Activities

















Lecture

Seatwork

Assignment

Internet

Research

Hands-on


























Written test

Recitation

Written hands-
on Quiz


Respectful for
Individual























Timeliness

Decisiveness

Responsiveness

Respectful for




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a. Electronic mail
b. Advantage and Disadvantage
of E-mail
c. E-mail Netiquettes
d. Basic Parts of an e-mail
account
e. Creating Your own E-Mail
Address.
f. Sending an E-mail
g. Attaching a File
IX. Other Internet Communication
a. Chatting
b. Internet Telephony
c. Blogs
X. Social Networking
a. What is social networking?
b. Social networking sites



student should be able to:
1. Operate of creating,
sending, forwarding, and
reading mails electronically
2. Ensure of creating user
account on web
3. Sending organized and
content-rich messages
4. Master the use of various
forms of internet
5. Use properly their
accounts in the different
social networking sites
sending, forwarding, and
reading mails
electronically
2. Ensure of creating user
account on web.
3. Sending organized and
content-rich messages
4. Master the use of
various forms of internet
communication
5. Use properly their
accounts in the different
social networking sites.



Activities






Individual

MIDTERM EXAMINATION February 12 – 15, 2014
FINAL

XI. Introduction of Computer
Networks
a. Computer Networking and Data
Communication
b.Rationale: Why Network
Computers?

At the end of the lesson, the
student should be able to:
1. Determine the different
major components of a
computer
2. Identify network

Apply Occupational Safety
and Health (OH &S)
policies and procedures

Apply basic
guided/unguided in

Assignment

Research

Hands-on


Written Test

Practical test
Direct
Observation
and

Career
Awareness
Knowledge

Topic Mastery
Independence
February 17 –
march 22, 2014




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c. Evolution: Brief History of Computer
Networking
d. ISO/OSI Layer
e. LAW/WAN
f. Topology, Protocols, and Media
g. Common Devices



FINAL EXAMINATION
topologies
3. Identify data
communications
4. Explain network media




GRADUATING:
NONE GRADUATING:
network media







MARCH 7-8, 2014
MARCH 17- 22, 2014
Questioning

Periodic Test

Independence
Results-
Oriented
VI. Equipment, Materials, Teaching Aids: Computers (Mouse, keyboard, Monitor, System Unit), Hands-outs, Multimedia Presentations, Softwares (windows XP,
windows visa, Microsoft Office, Routers, Switches, Crimping Tools, Software (Microsoft Office Word), Internet, Notepad (for HTML).


VII. References:
1. Habraken, Joe 2001, Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Networking, 4
th
Edition, Que, Indian USA.
2. Miller, Michael, 2000, Data and Network Communication, Delmar Publisher, New York, USA.
3. Mueller, Scoot, 2004, Upgrading and Repairing PC’s, Que, Indiana, USA.
4. Osterloh, Heather, 2002, IP Routing, Primer Plus, Sams Publishing, Indiana, USA.
5. Andrews S. Tanembum, Computer Networks 4
th
Edition,New Jersey, USA.
6. Tomsho, G. Tittel, E. & Johnson, D.,2003, Guide to Networking, Essentials 3
rd
Edition, Thomson Course Technology, Massachusetts, USA.
7. Dietel, Deotel and Nieto, World Wide Web-How to Program, Prentice Hall, Inc. 2
nd
Ed. Copyright 2002
8. http://www.buzzle.com/articles/advantages-disadvantages-internet.html
9. http://www.fgu.edu/support/office2007/ppt.index.asp




Prepared by:





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GLENAH A. TAGUIBAO SAMUEL PAUL B. FRANCISCO URSOLA B. GARCIA
IT Instructor IT Instructor IT Instructor

LALJAJ R. DEZA CHARILYN JOY S. PASCUAL ERDINE T. RAFUL
IT Instructor IT Instructor IT Instructor

BENEDICT D. SY ALMAY R. TUDDAO MAYBELLE A. MAGGAY
IT Instructor Instructor IT Instructor

ALVIN T. TALAY
IT Instructor




Reviewed by

Recommending Approval

Approved by
RYAN JOHN M. CALUBAQUIB
Program Head, IT


2/ENGR. HENRY B. PAGADDU
Dean, College of Maritime Education


ENGR. RICHARD N. ROMERO, DME
Dean, College of Computer Engineering and
Information Technology
VISITACION C. ROLA, Ph.D
Vice President for Academics