BIS 221 Entire Course

BIS 221 Entire Course

BIS/221

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER APPLICATIONS AND SYSTEMS

 

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BIS 221 Week 1 Computer Hardware and Software Paper
Purpose of Assignment 

The purpose of this assignment is to understand what basic hardware and software components make up a computer. Students will research hardware components, operating system software, and application software to determine how they work together to process information. Students will use a word processing tool to demonstrate how to correctly format a paper in APA style using skills learned in readings and MindTap simulations. 

Assignment Steps 

Resources:

Internet search engine such as Google, Yahoo, or Bing
Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: Module 1: Creating, Formatting, and Editing a Word Document with a Picture
Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: Module 2: Creating a Research Paper with References and Sources
MindTap: Week 1 Tutorials
Create a Microsoft® Word document saved under the following format: Lastname_Course#_W1.doc. 

Research computer hardware and software and how they work together to process user requests. 

Develop a 1,050-word summary describing the role of hardware components and operating system software on a computer: 

Discuss what hardware components should be considered when deciding what applications to install. 
Sum up the key utilities in operating system software allowing users to customize their desktop and keep their PC maintained and optimized.
Include the following in the summary: 

Format paper using APA Guidelines found in the link Writing and Style Guidelines (APA) for 100-299 classes on the lower right side of the Class Home page.
Use what you learned in Word Modules 1 & 2 to insert in-text citations and references using APA style.
Use the Word Bulleted feature to list basic hardware components and define their function.
Insert a picture or image of your PC, or one that you found on the internet. Type the make and model of PC under the picture and apply Word features to bold and highlight. 
Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines for 100-299 classes. 

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 
 
BIS 221 Week 2 Charter: Individual Assignment
Resources: Week 2 Learning Team Collaborative Discussion and the Learning Team Charter for Collaborative Learning Activities. 

Write a 150- to 200-word individual response to the following:

Consider the multiple definitions of collaboration.
Define collaboration and how you will apply it in this course based upon the discussion with your Learning Team. Be sure to reference and cite your sources.
Answer the question individually.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment and be sure to attach a copy of your Learning Team Charter for Collaborative Learning Activities.

 

 

BIS 221 Week 2 Business Value of Software Applications
Purpose of Assignment 

Security in the work place is a major concern businesses must address to protect company data. In addition, to automated security, it is also the company's responsibility to implement policies and procedures for the handling of data by company personnel. Students will research risks and threats to digital data and develop security policies all company personnel must be trained on and be held accountable to protect company data. 

Assignment Steps 

Resources:

Internet search engine such as Google™, Yahoo!®, or Bing™.
Microsoft® Word 2016
Click the "File" tab, then "New" to search for Microsoft® Word Memo Templates
Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: Module 1: Creating, Formatting, and Editing a Word Document with a Picture
Part 1

Develop a 1,400-word summary describing the challenges businesses have in securing data in today's technological environment: 

Include risks and threats of company data.
What policies/procedures should be implemented for the handling of data ensure data protection and business continuity?
Use the following features of Microsoft® Word in your summary:

A Microsoft® Word memo template.
Either a bulleted or numbered list of the new security policies/procedures, and bold or changed font color so this list is highly visible.
Highlight the effective date so it stands out.
Insert an image that is relevant to the memo content. Images must also be cited and referenced.
Save as a Microsoft® Word document saved under the following format: Lastname_Course#_W2.doc. 

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. 

Part 2

Develop a 175-word memo announcing the new security policies to all employees taking effect in one month following mandatory training. Search online for a Microsoft® memo template. 

Create an eye-catching memo that is clear and to the point concerning the new security policies. APA formatting is not required for this part of the assignment. 

Save as a Microsoft® Word document saved under the following format: Lastname_Course#_Memo.doc.

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit both parts of your assignments.

 

 

BIS 221 Week 3 Business Budget
Purpose of Assignment 

Electronic spreadsheets are useful tools, especially when creating a business budget. Once a spreadsheet is set up correctly in Excel®, values can be modified at any time, and the electronic spreadsheet will automatically update itself. Students will create a spreadsheet of computer equipment for a small fictional business where they are the owner. They will include the cost of all hardware and software needed for their employees, and calculate a monthly budget for the equipment. 

Assignment Steps 

Resources:

Research hardware and software to satisfy operational requirements described above
Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: Module 1: Creating a Worksheet and a Chart
Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: Module 2: Formulas, Function, and Formatting
Scenario: Imagine you are the owner of a small internet business where you employ five people. You need to budget for the cost of hardware and software needed to run company operations. Each employee is required to work both in the office and remotely, and needs access to company data at all times. 

Choose the hardware and software that will provide your employees with the ability to stay connected to internal company data, communicate and collaborate with coworkers, and process data and sales information using wording, processing, and spreadsheet software applications. 

Create a business budget sheet using Microsoft® Excel®. In the budget sheet, do the following: 

List the make and model of desired hardware devices and their cost.
List software operating systems and applications for each device and their costs.
Sum up the cost for both hardware and software for each employee, and then calculate the average monthly costs to maintain these systems.
Insert a graph or chart displaying total costs graphically.
Label columns/rows with titles reflecting data they contain.
Use no more than two sheets in one workbook to display required data.
Format data to highlight important totals. 
The Budget sheet should be 1,400 words. 

Note: this assignment only requires that you submit an Excel® Workbook file. There are no written or APA guideline requirements. 

Save this document as Lastname_BusinessBudget_W3.xls. 

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

BIS 221 Week 4 Social Media and Online Collaboration Tools
Purpose of Assignment 

The purpose of this assignment is to familiarize students with the multiple collaboration tools available. Students will evaluate three online collaboration tools and choose one to suit their needs. Students will create a PowerPoint® presentation to display the advantages and disadvantages of each tool, recommend one, and explain why. 

Assignment Steps 

Resources:

Internet search engine/browser
Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: PowerPoint® Module 1: Creating and Editing a Presentation with Pictures
Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: PowerPoint® Module 2: Enhancing a Presentation with Pictures, Shapes, and WordArt 
Research any three online collaboration tools and recommend one. 

Evaluate and include the following parameters for each tool:

Ease of Use
Reliability and Availability
Cost
Time and Resources to Implement
Advantages and Disadvantages
Create a 10- to 15-slide PowerPoint® presentation supporting your recommended choice by explaining reasons for your choice based on parameters above.

Include the following PowerPoint® features:

Choose a theme for the presentation
At least 2 examples of Smart Art
At least 1 example of Word Art
Insert at least one shape, add text to it, and then apply a shape effect
Insert screenshot/picture of recommended tool displaying some of its functionality
Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines. 

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 

BIS 221 Week 5 Online Productivity Applications
Purpose of Assignment 

This assignment will demonstrate the student's ability to use online productivity tools and how they contribute to increased productivity in the work environment. 

Resources:

MindTap Guided Videos, Week 5: Links to Sway
Microsoft® Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: PowerPoint® Module 3: Reusing a Presentation and Adding Media and Animation
Assignment Steps 

Research: Describe the function of each application of Microsoft productivity apps and how it can be used to be more productive in the work environment. 

Create a 10- to 15-slide PowerPoint® presentation to evaluate Microsoft productivity apps. 

Design the presentation to show how anyone could be more productive by using these apps either professionally or personally. 

Include the following PowerPoint® features:

 At least two examples of animation on text or image
 Insert image and format using a style
 Insert a video to start on click
 Use a slide transitions on each slide 
Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. 

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. 

 
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