Debra LaVergne, Ed.D.

Adjunct Faculty - CIS/MGT; Web Technology/Programming

Computer Information Systems

Office: Downtown Center - Room: DTC412

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM11:00 AM - 11:50 AM11:00 AM - 11:50 AM11:00 AM - 11:50 AM 

Online

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    By appointment

If the listed office hours do not work with your schedule, please email me to set up an alternate meeting time.
Thanks!
Dr. Deb

Classes Taught

Spring Flex Start 2024

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.

Course Notes: CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Windows-based computers 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 and ability to type 30 WPM recommended. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 and either Windows 7, 8, or 10 software. Chromebooks and iPads are not supported. Students require access to a PC and/or Mac to complete coursework.

General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26715

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 26715 Students may contact instructor at:debra.lavergne@mesacc.edu

CIS215 Foundations of Data Analytics and Programming 3 Credits

Overview of data analytics and programming, concepts, terminology, and how analytics and programming are used professionally in business. Use of office application software, dashboards and Integrated Development Environments (IDEs). Includes exploration of relevant emergent technologies.

A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34929

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Students may contact instructor at: deb.lavergne@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

CIS260TB Data Visualization: Tableau 3 Credits

This data visualization course covers the graphic representation of data and how to effectively and efficiently communicate it from singular and disparate data sources using Tableau. Helps students prepare for the Tableau Certified Data Analyst certification.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS114DE, CIS215, and (CIS276DA or CIS276DB), or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33606

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

8 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Class 33606: Students may contact the instructor at: deb.lavergne@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2024

CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3 Credits

Overview of the Internet/World Wide Web (WWW) and its resources. Hands-on experience with various Internet/WWW resource discovery, information retrieval, and social media tools. Design and Development of multi-page websites using current Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) standards. Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: CIS133DA covers email, the Web and an introduction to HTML/Web publishing. Requires an additional 50-minute lab per week. CIS105 is a strongly recommended prerequisite.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14586

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: debra.lavergne@mesacc.edu

CIS260TB Data Visualization: Tableau 3 Credits

This data visualization course covers the graphic representation of data and how to effectively and efficiently communicate it from singular and disparate data sources using Tableau. Helps students prepare for the Tableau Certified Data Analyst certification.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS114DE, CIS215, and (CIS276DA or CIS276DB), or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33609

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
10/14/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

13 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Class 33609: Students may the instructor at deb.lavergne@mesacc.edu

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