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Course SyllabusCourse DescriptionExplores computer literacy topics in a very basic, hands-on environment. Presents the fundamentals of computer hardwareand software, the Internet, operating systems, and current application software within Microsoft Office Suite.uCertifyThis course will utilize a tool called uCertify, which will provide you with readings and other activities needed to complete thecourse. Please refer to the uCertify link in the Course Content menu in Blackboard to access this information.Course Textbook(s)Gaskin, S., Geoghan, D., Graviett, N. & Vargas, A. (2017).GO! with Microsoft Office 2016: All in one(3rd ed.). Pearson.Course Learning OutcomesUpon completion of this course, students should be able to:1. Describe the relationship between digitial basics and computer hardware.2. Generalize the impact of software applications on computer software and hardware.3. Explain the relationship among peripheral equipment, networks, the Internet, and intranets.4. Demonstrate the principles of basic Microsoft Office product functions.5. Examine the current electronic media sources to include the components that make the World Wide Web operatewith webmail.6. Discuss the impact recent trends within the computer industry have on information systems.Academic IntegrityHonesty and integrity are taken very seriously at Waldorf University. All students should be familiar with the WaldorfUniversity Academic Integrity Policy (found in the current Student Handbook) and the consequences that will result frombreaches of this policy.CreditsUpon completion of this course, the students will earn 3.00 hours of college credit.Course Structure1.Study Guide:Course units contain a Study Guide that provides students with the learning outcomes, unit lesson,required reading assignments, and supplemental resources.2.Learning Outcomes:Each unit contains Learning Outcomes that specify the measurable skills and knowledgestudents should gain upon completion of the unit.3.Unit Lesson:Unit Lessons, which are located in the Study Guide, discuss lesson material.4.Reading Assignments:Units contain Reading Assignments from one or more chapters from the textbook and/oroutside resources.5.Suggested Reading:Suggested Readings are listed within the Study Guide. Students are encouraged to read theresources listed if the opportunity arises, but they will not be tested on their knowledge of the Suggested Readings.CIS 1050, Computer EssentialsCIS 1050, Computer Essentials1
6.Discussion Boards:Students are required to submit Discussion Board posts in Units I-VIII. Discussion Boardsprovide students the opportunity for student-to-student and professor-to-student interaction based on relevant courseconcepts and ideas. Specific information about accessing the Discussion Board rubric is provided below.

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Term
Winter
Professor
Janet Lewis
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Unit IV Lab Assignment, Unit V Lab Assignment

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