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Cindy Hyslop
Professor Computer Technology


"If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into committees. That'll do them in. " — Author Unknown



Contact Information

Office Location: HTC 132, Elko Campus
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Office Hours

  • Monday: 8:30 - 11:30
  • Tuesday: 8:30 - 11:30
  • Wednesday: By Appointment
  • Thursday: By Appointment
  • Friday: By Appointment


  • MAEd, Master of Science in Education - Educational Technology, Boise State University. , 2002
  • BS, Business Administration, University of Montana - Western, Dillon, 1990




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Title:Certificate Information for MCOD Fall 2015
My Comments:See the website for information on the Professional Medical coding and Billing. Next certificate will start in Fall 2015
Syllabus (PDF)
Title:Certificate of Achievement- Office Technology Emphasis
My Comments:Contact Cindy Hyslop for more information 775-753-2307 or I will be back in my office on August 12, 2015. Please send me an email if you have questions.
Syllabus (PDF)
CIT 201
Title:Word Certification Preparation
Catalog Description: A hands-on course building on the foundation laid in COT 151 and continuing on to sophisticated manipulation of word processing software. Topics include tables, graphic boxes, clip art, desktop publishing, fonts, macros, styles, and spreadsheets. Recommend: COT 151. (Formerly CIT 201, Word Certification Preparation)
My Comments:RUTKOSKY: SIGNATURE MS WORD 2013 (W/CD) , ©2014

9780763851996, Published by EMCPA

Comment: Six week class
Syllabus (PDF)
CIT 203
Title:Access Certification Preparation
Catalog Description: In-depth exploration of Access database management. Topics include tables, relationships, queries, forms, and reports. Macros, VBA modules, and web pages are created. Team and student projects are conducted in building and maintaining a database. Access 2007 required.(Formerly CIT 203, Access Certification Preparation)
My Comments:Have to use MS Access 2013

Syllabus (PDF)
COT 240
Title:Executive Office Procedures
Catalog Description: Introduces skills and knowledge to meet the challenges of the electronic office. Topics include public relations, written and oral communications, telephone techniques, travel and conference arrangements, records management, meeting planning, and job-seeking/selection.
My Comments:STULZ: PROCEDURES & THEORY FOR ADMIN PROF (W/OUT WEBTUTOR ACCESS) (7TH edition), ©20139781111575861, Published by ITP
Syllabus (PDF)
IS 101
Title:Introduction to Information Systems
Catalog Description: Introduction to computer-based information systems management including hardware/software relationships, business applications usage, systems theory, current technology, networking, the Internet, computer security, and privacy issues. Recommended corequisite: IS 201.
My Comments:This is the syllabus for the eight weeks session class. There will another IS 101 Starting on October 28

Technology In Action, Introductory, 11/E

Alan Evans, Montgomery County Community College

Kendall Martin

Mary Anne Poatsy, Montgomery County Community College

ISBN-10: 0133827356 • ISBN-13: 9780133827354 -
Syllabus (PDF)
IS 201
Title:Computer Applications
Catalog Description: An introduction to the most commonly used microcomputer business software with emphasis on operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, database management, presentation software, and software integration. Substantial hands-on work provides practical experience using this software. Recommended corequisite: IS 101.
My Comments:SHAFFER: MICROSOFT OFFICE 2013: FIRST COURSE , ©20149781285167640, Published by ITP

You have to have MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint

You have to have MS Office 2013-Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
Syllabus (PDF)
OFFH 2015
Title:Office Hours -Fall 2015
My Comments:Office Hours Fall 2015 - Contact me at 775-753-2307 or email
Syllabus (PDF)
Title:Textbook Information
My Comments:Textbook Information
Syllabus link
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