MIS2110

Computer Concepts and Internet Technology

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The course presents activities that validate successful use of personal computers in a telecommunications-learning environment.  The course emphasizes basic knowledge of computer history, hardware, software, and the practical application of technologies.  Skills gained are essential for advanced online learning.

 

UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE COMPETENT IN:

  • Demonstrating a working vocabulary of personal computer hardware and basic Internet terms.
  • Identifying and discussing the internal components of the personal computer.
  • Describing the various operating systems of the personal computer.
  • Demonstrating the ability to communicate via the Internet using e-mail.
  • Demonstrating the ability to manage file attachments to Internet e-mail.
  • Demonstrating the ability to investigate and evaluate specific systems available for accessing the Internet in a given location.
  • Demonstrating the ability to do research via the Internet and applying research skills in reporting.
  • Demonstrating the ability to apply basic OS skills relative to general file management on a personal computer.
  • Discussing the meaning and merits of a computer firewall and cybersecurity.
  • Demonstrating a working knowledge of the Windows and DOS operating systems.
  • Performing file management functions used in the daily operations of personal computers.
  • Discussing how to select personal computer software and hardware.
  • Discussing how to service and maintain personal computers.
  • Identifying communications software, hardware, and services available for personal computers.
  • Discussing networking of personal computers.
  • Evaluating the latest peripherals available for personal computers.
  • Describing the latest advancements in personal computer technology.
  • Discussing how to apply personal computer technology and applications in a work environment.

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