Dennis Kibbe

Residential Faculty - Computer Informations Systems

Business

Office: BP 43A - Room: BP033

480-461-7246

480-228-8112 (mobile)

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Office Hours

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Profile

As a nationally recognized Red Hat Academy instructor I have been teaching the Linux operating system since 2008. In 2009 I was a contributing author to The Command Line for GNU Press and have served as a subject matter expert for other publishers. Two of my courses have received Mesa Community College's Gold Star certification for instructional excellence. The CIS126RH and CIS238RH courses I teach use the official Red Hat Academy curriculum which will help prepare you to pass the Red Hat RHCSA exam. As a Red Hat Academy our students receive a discount on the Red Hat certification exams.

Classes Taught

Fall 2019

CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3 Credits
Overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology, and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers. Use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. Includes uses of application software and the Internet for efficient and effective problem solving. Exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Prerequisites: None.
CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 to cover word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database management software. Includes overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers and exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Knowledge or basic features of Windows or MAC and ability to type 30 WPM recommended.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24378
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Closed

Notes: CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 to cover word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database management software. Includes overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers and exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Knowledge or basic features of Windows or MAC and ability to type 30 WPM recommended.

24254
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Closed

Notes: CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 to cover word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database management software. Includes overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers and exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Knowledge or basic features of Windows or MAC and ability to type 30 WPM recommended.

CIS126RH Red Hat System Administration I 3 Credits
Introduction to core administration skills needed to manage a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system. This Red Hat Academy course helps prepare for the Red Hat certification exams using a hands-on, task-focused curriculum. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27298
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/20/2019 - 10/08/2019
Tu
6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Class Started

CIS171 Survey of Blockchain Technology 3 Credits
This survey class will introduce you to the exciting world of distributed ledger technology (i.e. the blockchain), cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether as well as smart contracts. The emphasis is on the blockchain's role in revolutionizing business. Basic knowledge of computer operation and the ability to browse the Internet are recommended. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
38601
Downtown Center
DTC 203
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2019 - 10/10/2019
Th
6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Class Started

CIS240DL Linux Network Administration 3 Credits
In depth networking based on Linux servers and the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) protocol suite. Integrating Linux servers and workstations into a network environment with multi-platform network operating systems including a variety of open-standard and proprietary protocols. Preparation for industry certifications such as the CompTIA Linux+, the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) and the Linux Professional Institute (LPIC-1).
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS126DL or CIS126RH or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26462
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/09/2019
MoWe
6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Class Started

Fall Flex Start 2019

CIS126RH Red Hat System Administration I 3 Credits
Introduction to core administration skills needed to manage a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system. This Red Hat Academy course helps prepare for the Red Hat certification exams using a hands-on, task-focused curriculum. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27297
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
10/16/2019 - 12/13/2019
We
6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Open

5 of 24
Seats Available

CIS231 Ethereum Blockchain Application Development 3 Credits
Exploration of the theory behind Ethereum blockchain technology and the development of Ethereum smart contracts. In-depth emphasis on programming concepts relating to the creation and eventual deployment of smart contracts to the Ethereum blockchain.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS171 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
38874
Downtown Center
DTC 205
Lecture/Lab
10/17/2019 - 12/13/2019
Th
6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Open

14 of 20
Seats Available

Degrees & Awards

  • M.I.T. Sloan School of Management Blockchain Technology Certificate of Completion (January 2019)

  • Red Hat Academy New Instructor of the Year (September 2018)

  • Outstanding Faculty (Business Department, October 2013)

  • MCC Gold Star Certification CIS126DL and CIS238DL

  • CompTIA Linux+ Certificate

  • CompTIA Security+ Certificate

  • Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 Certificate

  • Novell Certified Linux Administrator Certification

  • Cisco CNT140AA Certificate of Completion

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage Certification of Completion

  • VMware Certified Associate Certificate

  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Networking Fundamentals Certificate

  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Security Fundamentals Certificate

  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Windows Operating System Fundamentals

  • CompTIA A+ Certificate (JK0-701 & JK0-702)

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