syllabus_1105_fa09 - CPSC1105 Fall2009...

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CPSC 1105 Fall 2009 81173, 81178, 81181, 81185 Course Syllabus CPSC 1105 Introduction to Information Technology This syllabus is subject to change prior to the start of the course. Instructor Wayne Summers E-mail:   summers_wayne@colstate.edu Office:  CCT 453 Office Hours:   MW 10-12, 5-6 pm, 7:15-7:45 pm, TR 9-9:30 am, 10:45- 12 Contacting Me:  For issues related to this course, please email me  within MyITlab. If you need to discuss something with me personally but  cannot do so during my posted office hours, please feel free to contact  me to arrange a more appropriate time.  Office Phone:   (706) 565-5037 Department Phone: (706) 568-2410 Department Fax: (706) 565-3529 Web Site:   http://csc.colstate.edu/summers Required Textbook Title: GO!  Technolog y in  Action,  Complete  (6th  edition)  (includes  MyITLab  for GO!  with  Microsoft  Office  2007) Authors:  Evans,  Martin,  Poatsy Publisher:  Prentice 
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Hall ISBN:  05581997 12 Year:  2009 Course  Description Prerequisites – none.  This course provides an introduction to computer and information  technologies. It discusses the nature of information, computer  hardware, software, communications technology, and computer-based  information systems. The theory is complemented by practical work  aimed at gaining basic proficiency with different types of widely used  application software. Course Objective Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate an  appreciation of the role of information technology in modern society.  They will be familiar with the principal components of computer  hardware and the functions of different types of software that make  computers useful in daily life. They will demonstrate a basic  understanding of the processes involved in the development of  software for problem solving, and the life cycle of information systems.  Students will be introduced to modern data communication technology  including the Internet and the World Wide Web. They will be aware of  various issues related to computer security and privacy. Students will  obtain basic practical skills necessary for manipulating and presenting  information in a productive way. Software packages used will deal with  word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, databases and  Web page creation. Course Outcomes The following are this course's outcomes: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the role of  information technology.  Strategies and Actions used to produce the outcome:  Study the application of information technology 
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in everyday life.  Class discussion about what an information  system is, and aspects of information  technology.  Assessment Methods: Written and Practical 
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