Robert W Campbell

Robert W Campbell

Professional Details

Title: Visiting Associate Professor
Office: CC-103
Phone: 978-542-6695

Fall & Winter Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
2802 S1 ITC117 Computers in the Professions
3856 08 ITC117 Computers in the Professions

Professional Biography


--------------HOW TO BEGIN YOUR ITC117 "ONLINE" CLASS  ---------

STEP 1: On the FIRST DAY OF CLASSES log on to

                          1st DAY FOR SPRING SEMESTER  (2014) is JANUARY 16, 2014

                          1st DAY FOR the SUMMER SESSION I (2014) is  MAY 19, 2014

STEP 2: At the login page enter your USERNAME and PASSWORD ---- It's the SAME as your NAVIGATOR account.

STEP 3:  For NEW students who DON'T currently have a CANVAS account, your USERNAME is Your student ID# PRECEDED BY A CAPITAL LETTER   S      Your default password (in lower case) is:  salemstate      ( If your default password doesn't work contact SSU's IT HELP DESK at 978-542-2036)

STEP 4:  Once you are on the 'CANVAS' Homepage, at the top of the screen in the big blue bar click on the COURSES button and from the drop down list select your ITC117 COURSE.  At the next page click on the ANNOUNCEMENTS button, READ the announcement and then follow the directions given there.  And you'll be ON YOUR WAY!!  Good Luck!!

STEP 5: Buy the textbook at the Salem State University's bookstore.  Before attempting to buy the textbook through an 'online bookseller' be sure that you have at least one month lead time in case of delivery delays or ordering errors as is common with online booksellers.

TEXTBOOK ISBN NUMBER IS GIVEN BELOW. (Use either the 13 digit number OR the 10 digit number--it's the SAME book) Textbook name:  MICROSOFT OFFICE 2010 INTRODUCTORY Authors:Shelly & Vermaat.

ISBN-13:  978-1-4390-7838-9

ISBN-10:   1-4390-7838-6


                                           ADDITIONAL TEXTBOOK INFORMATION:

Textbook title:  MICROSOFT OFFICE 2010, INTRODUCTORY (Shelly Cashman Series). Authors: Shelly & Vermaat.à Publisher:  Course Technologies / Cengage Learning.  Course Technologies, Boston MA.

Also required:  A good quality Virus Protections Software package such as MacAfee or Norton Anti Virus.  Also you should have a good quality 'stick drive' (also known as a USB drive or 'thumb drive" for backing up your classwork in case your computer crashes.

You must have as an operating system of (win XP, Vista, Win 7 or Win 8).


Professional Interests

Dr. Robert Campbell graduated from Salem State University in 1972 from what was then called the Business Education Department. Upon graduation he became a Business education teacher at an area secondary school. After completing his Master of Education Degree at Boston University in 1980 he became an adjunct professor at Massasoit Community College while he continued teaching high school business subjects. In 1985 he returned to Salem State College as a faculty member in the Business Education Department. Upon completing his Doctorate Degree at the University of Massachusetts in 1992 he became department chair and served in that capacity for 5 years.  In 1995 Salem State University phased out the Business Technology Department (as it later became known) and merged it into the Education Department where Dr. Campbell continued to teach business technology courses in the newly defined Business Technologies Program. In the Fall 2005 semester the Business Technologies Programs were transferred into the Computer Science Department. Dr. Campbell, until then also served as the coordinator of the BTE/ITC Programs within the Computer Science Department.  Dr. Campbell retired from SSU in September 2007 but remains on the staff at the University as an Adjunct Professor in the Computer Science Department. Dr. and Mrs. Robert Campbell celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary in June of this year. Dr. Campbell is a student pilot, he's shown pictured below with a twin-engine plane in which he just completed a lesson.He has written an aviation adventure novel which is set in the Australian Outback.  The completed manuscript is a work in progress and hopefully will be published in the near future.