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For COMP1000 & 1003, MyItLab assignments are worth 10% of your grade.

Excerpt from the syllabus.

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(Dealing with Disabilities)
Founder and  Director
Dr. Daniela Marghitu


Auburn University is offering in summer 2009 the fifth Computer Literacy Academy for children ages 8-14. Children with disabilities and girls are encouraged to enroll in summer 2009 program.

Since 2005, this program served over 150 children from Auburn community and surrounding areas. Starting this year, this program will be, as well, taught at Councill Middle School, in Dadeville, AL. 

The purpose of this program is to help children learn about computers and the Internet, how to browse, navigate and search the World Wide Web (WWW), how to use the Microsoft Office 2007 Suite applications (Word, Excel, Power Point), how to design and publish a personal Web page using Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2007, and how to program computers using cutting edge educational technology interactive applications including   Pearson MyITLab, Carnegie Mellon Alice, Lego Mindstorms and  Microsoft Robotics, Computer Science Unplugged Activities, Microsoft  Interactive Educational Software Applications, and Computer Software and Hardware designed for special needs children.

The 2009 Computer Literacy Academy is held between June 2nd -18th, on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Computer Science and Software Engineering Personal Computers Lab, Shelby Technology Center 2205 and the Educational and Assistive Technologies Lab, Shelby Technology Center 2214.

For any general question about the program, contact Dr. Daniela Marghitu (Daniela.Marghitu@auburn.edu) and, for any question about children with special needs, contact Mrs. Elizabeth Zylla-Jones (zyllael@auburn.edu). 

There is no fee for this program, but enrollment is limited to 20 (twenty) children.  The registration documents will be available online (https://fp.auburn.edu/comp1000/SummerOutreach/index.html) starting Wednesday, May 6th and need to be submitted on or before Friday May 22nd.

This camp is now full.


Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.

John F. Kennedy


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