Unformatted text preview: Define and explain IT systems models including computer and communication systems.
Demonstrate an understanding of the role of IT in supporting business processes Research, list, and identify computer system components and their vendors. Understand through practical examples how protocols are used to enable communications. Deﬁne and explain relevant terms and concepts including operating systems, hardware
architecture, telecommunications, and distributed computing. Demonstrate skills to perform routine operations on two different operating systems
(Windows and Linux) and their related environments. Draw and explain layered communication models including 081 and TCP/IP. Define and explain basic communication terms and concepts including ports, protocols,
transmission medium, wireless, and standards. Understand the role and structure of the Internet as an IT infrastructure component. Articulate and explain current Information Technology (IT) trends. Major Assignments Tests (3) (40%): Three tests will be in-class.
Class Exam (20%): The class exam is comprehensive. Research Project (10%): Students will be required to submit a research project on an IT topic.
Possible topics will be announced or picked by students with permit in class. Assignments (Homework, In-Class activity) (30%): An assignment is a homework, iii-class
activity (including in—class quiz) that is graded. This class is a hybrid, so student should expect
that the homework assignments will take time, so plan accordingly. Many assignments will
be through Blackboard Learn, so internet access will be required. 0 In—class activity are designed to provide practice on the topic for the week. Some
activity may be assigned and completed during class, while others will be completed
at home. 0 A short in-class quiz may be given in the class that covers the topic for the previous
week. In-class quizzes will NOT be announced in advance, so it is best to assume
that there is an in-class quiz and prepare accordingly! Quizzes at home will not count in the course grade. I do not accept late homework and research project for any reason; late homework and research
project receives the same grade as no homework - zero. Last minutes assignment submitting will not be graded. For example, an assignment is due at 2:00am,
a student submit his/her assignment at 1:59am or 1:58am, etc, but the assignment is not on blackboard.
The best way to avoid this status is preparing and submitting your assignment in advance. / ...
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- Fall '17
- John Mcmahon