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Computer Literacy (#171)


Textbook:

Computer Concepts in Action.  Columbus, OH:  McGraw Hill Glencoe, 2009.
ISBN-13:  9780078805776
ISBN:  0078805775

Course Description:

Computer/Technology Literacy is a one-semester, entry-level survey course introducing students to (1) technology career options, (2) personal/professional productivity software applications, (3) multimedia productions, and (4) Internet exploration. Students will also identify hardware and software. Ethical considerations in technology usage, e.g., privacy, copyright, and filtering, will be discussed.  Through the study and hands-on use of technology applications, students will learn to make informed decisions about technologies and their applications. Students will use technology as a tool that supports the work of individuals and groups in solving problems.  Students will select the appropriate technology source for the task, synthesize knowledge, create a solution, and evaluate the results.  The acquisition of information includes using search strategies and technology to access, analyze and evaluate acquired information.  Students communicate information in different formats and to diverse audiences.  A variety of technologies will be used, including Web 2.0 tools.

Notice to Prospective Students

Students must have a valid e-mail address, physical mailing address and access to any free PDF file viewer, like Adobe Reader, for filling out course materials online and printing course materials at home.


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