Lecture 1 - COP 4910 Frontiers in Information Technology...

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1 COP 4910 Frontiers in Information Technology Lecture 1 Communication Skills and Other Things Hal Stringer
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2 Today’s Agenda Safe Computing Course Goals and Objectives Communication Skills Written Communications for This Course Plagiarism Simple Approach to Writing Fonts and Formats Top 10 List (again) What is IT?
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3 Safe Computing Why is it important? Because you will have my email address! Malicious Software (Malware) Viruses Antivirus SW Subscription (Norman) Block Attachments Worms Keep OS Updated (Check Monthly) Spyware Don’t load programs on PC Scan PC Regularly (Ad-Aware) Pop-Ups Same as Spyware Use Pop-Up Blocker (Google Toolbar) SPAM Use email client tools (Outlook) Block domains by country
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4 Course Goals From Syllabus: COP 4910 serves as the “capstone experience” The primary goal of this course is for students to learn how to understand and plan for the effects of new technologies in the work place . A secondary goal is the practice of communication skills necessary to propose and implement new technologies within an organization. From an individual perspective: Have a “senior project” you can be proud of and talk about or show to future employers
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Work Required In practical terms each of you should:: become an expert in the technology area under study conduct thorough research of your area of study prepare a professional report and presentation spent no less than 4-5 hours per week on the above, not Your final report and presentation should
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This note was uploaded on 07/14/2011 for the course COP 4910 taught by Professor Williams during the Summer '10 term at University of Central Florida.

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Lecture 1 - COP 4910 Frontiers in Information Technology...

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