Academics

Computer Science  Labs

 The objective of the Business & Technology Computer Labs is to provide a study environment for students with access to computer tools. The resources include: word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, development software, engineering software, and Internet applications. There are two types of labs within the Department: Open Labs and Teaching Labs. Open Labs are available to all students registered at SCF. Included is one Multi-Use Teaching Lab are available for instructors to reserve for hands-on training.

 

General Guidelines

Lab Rules:

No food or drink is allowed in the lab.

You will be asked to leave and may lose lab use privileges for the rest of the semester if:
 

  • You are found viewing, creating or transmitting any offensive, obscene or indecent images, data or other material, or any data capable of being resolved into obscene or indecent images or material.
     
  • You attempt to download programs for the purpose of installing them on the workstations hard drive.
     
  • You are found viewing, creating or transmitting defamatory or copyright-protected material.
     
  • You are using the Internet for financial gain, commercial or illegal activities.

 

For questions or concerns about the Computer Science Labs, please contact:
Professor Stephanie Cook, Program Director
cooks@scf.edu or 941-408-1471

 

Bradenton: (Building 18)

Building is equipped with wireless technology throughout

6 Multimedia Instructor Classrooms:

These labs are utilized for scheduled day-to-day instruction and presentations. Each classroom is equipped with a full multimedia instructor station including an Elmo document camera, DVD/VHS recorder, computer, and either a Smart Board or Symposium. There are at least 30 student desks in each room

5 Teaching Labs:

These labs are used for scheduled day-to- day class presentations. All are equipped with full multimedia instructor stations. These labs provide instructors with a facility where they can take their students for hands on exercises and access to web teaching tools.

The labs are as follows

AutoCAD/Accounting teaching lab:
The lab is equipped with full multimedia instructor station, 20 student hands on computer stations, an 11x17 laser printer, a plotter and soon a 3Dprinter.

The purpose of this lab is to provide students instruction in engineering software and financial accounting software. Accounting software includes Microsoft Office Accounting 2009. Engineering software includes a full version of Autodesk Architectural software and SolidWorks. When classroom is not in use, this lab is used as an open lab for engineering students to work on assignments that utilize this software. (Room 18-214)

Network Security Services Technology lab:
The lab is equipped with full multimedia instructor station and 10 student hands on computer stations and technology work room for building and repair of computers. (Room 18-203)

The purpose of this lab is for day-to- day class presentations. In addition, to provide students with the equipment to have hands on experiences simulating security on large networks and complicated network server/switched environments. Lastly, it is to provide students with a work area to design, build and repair PC’s in a hands on environment

Electronics Engineering Technology Lab:
The lab is equipped with full multimedia instructor station, Smart Board, and 18 student hands on computer stations. (Room 18-221)

The purpose of this lab is for day-to -day class presentations in various engineering technologies. In addition, to provide students hands on training with the equipment to design, simulate, construct, and troubleshoot electronic circuits.

Financial Accounting/Computer Programming/Keyboarding Technology Lab:
The lab is equipped with full multimedia instructor station and 30 student hands on computer stations. (Room 18-202)

The purpose of this lab is for day-to -day class presentations. In addition, to provide students with the hands on experience in creating computer programs, utilizing accounting software and practicing keyboarding skills.

Multi-Use Computer Teaching Lab:
The lab is equipped with full multimedia instructor station, 20 student hands on computer stations, and room for addition 10 laptops stations. Room contains a mobile cart available for additional students. (Room 18-218)

Instructors reserve this room for hand on labs for lecture/lab classes. Mostly used for CGS 1000 classes, this room may be reserved by other classes from Business and Technology department as well as other departments if available.

1 Open Computer lab:

Hours: Monday thru Thursday 8AM to 8PM and Friday 8AM to 4PM
The lab is equipped with 20 student hands on computer stations and a scanner.

The purpose of this lab is to provide students an open lab environment where they can come 13 hours a day to do technical class assignments. The computers have all the software taught in all the Business and Technology classes (excluding engineering). In the center is a laptop table where students can come and plug in their laptops and work on class work. It also creates an environment where groups and advance students can work together to study. The lab is staffed with a lab assistant who can tutor and counsel students on CGS 1000, and any computer related class work. Our student assistants help students with the computer related aspects of creating presentations and research papers. (Room 18-215)

Venice

2 Teaching Labs

1 Computer Teaching lab equipped with full multimedia instructor stations and 28 student hands on computer stations. (Room 400-408)

The purpose of this lab is to provide for day-to -day class presentations and a facility where BAT instructors can take their students for hands on exercises and access to web teaching tools.

During off hours this lab shares as an OPEN LAB

The purpose of this lab is to provide students an open lab environment where they can come 13 hours a day to do technical class assignments. The computers have all the software taught in all the Business and Technology classes (excluding engineering). In the center is a laptop table where students can come and plug in their laptops and work on class work. It also creates an environment where groups and advance students can work together to study. The lab is staffed with a lab assistant who can tutor and counsel students on CGS 1000, and any computer related class work. Our student assistants help students with the computer related aspects of creating presentations and research papers

1 Computer Teaching lab equipped with full multimedia instructor stations and a mobile cart with 23 laptops for student hands on computer experience. (Room 400-418)

The purpose of this lab is for day-to -day class presentations. In addition, this lab is utilized to provide our business students with hand on lab capabilities for business software.

Lakewood Ranch

1 Computer Teaching Lab equipped with full multimedia instructor station and 20 student hands on computer stations. (Rooms 202)

The purpose of this lab is to provide for day-to -day class presentations and a facility where instructors can take their students for hands on exercises and access to web teaching tools.

1 Multimedia Classroom

(Shared with Natural Science) These labs are utilized for scheduled day-to-day instruction and presentations. Each classroom is equipped with a full multimedia instructor station including an Elmo document camera, DVD/VHS recorder, computer, and either a Smart Board or Symposium. There are at least 30 student desks in each room.

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