Wednesday, August 23, 2017

K201 - Word of the Day

August 22, 2017 - Virtualization: Virtualization uses software to share hardware resources among multiple virtual computer systems. Doing this allows businesses to run more than one virtual system, and multiple operating systems and applications, on a single server.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Text Book bundle LATE Arrival

The textbook bundle will not be at the bookstore for the start of classes.  We expect them to arrive by the end of the first week.

Here are PDF files of the first two chapters so you have the material needed for this week.

Understanding Computers Chapter 1 

Understanding Computers Chapter 2

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

K201 FREE Tutoring Fall 2017

The department paid FREE K201 Tutoring is in UL 2135 D  (MAC STAT lab located in the IUPUI Library 2nd floor near the Writing Center.)

The MAC Stat tutoring lab is open with tutors ready to help, but they will not ALL have had our K201 course.  Our K201 content experts (the Tutors that have successfully taken K201) will be available Fall 2017 (this schedule will be updated as the new tutors schedules are added)
Monday: 9am-9pm
Tuesday: 9am-9pm​
Wednesday: 9am-9pm
Thursday: 9am-6pm
Friday: 9am-6pm
Saturday: noon-5pm
Sunday: noon-5pm (K201 1-4:30pm only)
Please check in with your JagTag/Crimson card upon arrival.

Welcome to K201 The Computer in Business!!

Required Textbooks

There is ONE Cengage bundle for K201 Fall 2017.

The Cengage Bundle (ISBN 9781337789103) is available at the bookstores and contains FOUR items.  Note:  The 3 printed texts are LOOSE LEAF, so you will likely want to put them in binders. We will use ONE book at a time rotating books throughout the semester according to the daily schedule.
1.         SAM (Skills Assessment Manager) LMS Integrated SAM 365 & 2016 Assessments, Trainings, and Projects with 1 MindTap Reader Printed Access Card (access code card)

The three hard copy paper 3-hole punched textbooks
2.         Custom Understanding Computers Today & Tomorrow 16th ed Comprehensive by Morley & Parker
3.         Custom New Perspectives Excel 2016 (MS Office 365) Comprehensive by Parsons, Oja, Carey, & Desjardins
4.         Custom New Perspectives Access 2016 (MS Office 365) Intermediate by Shellman & Vodnik

The course kits are available at the campus JAGS Bookstore (, Indy`s College Bookstore (, and Textbook Alternatives ( please price shop for the best deal. 

You may purchase SAM access separately from the SAM login link online.

Your Instructor looks forward to meeting you!