Introduction to Excel
For The Anxious Beginner
Spring 2006 - COT 063 E01
Instructor: Ann Wright Room: HTC108
Phone: 738-8349 Credits: 0.5 credit
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Dates: April 4 - 20
Class Time: Tuesday & Thursday
Optional Reference: Excel XP Bar Chart by John Hales
Catalog Description: A beginning course for those with no previous spreadsheet knowledge. The course will be an introduction to Microsoft Excel.
Course Description: This is a beginning course for those students with no previous spreadsheet knowledge. It is an introduction to Microsoft Excel 2002. There is no prerequisite for this course.
Learner Outcomes: Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
Create a spreadsheet
Understand the difference between a toolbar and formula bar
Open, close and save a spreadsheet
Be able to differentiate between labels, values, formulas and functions
Insert rows and columns in a spreadsheet
Use the Auto Sum button
Construct formulas to produce desired calculations
Learn how to customize the printed spreadsheet
Plan, construct and edit charts
Method of Instruction: This class is taught by illustration from the instructor, working together on examples, and in class assignments.
Grading: This course is a Pass/Withdraw class. To receive a Pass the student must participate in at least four of the class assignments.
Attendance: Attendance is very important in a class like this with only 6 sessions. If you have questions please ask – someone else probably has the same question but is afraid to speak up.
Qualified students with physical or documented learning
disabilities have the right to free accommodations to ensure equal access to
educational opportunities at