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Unformatted text preview: ll, designed to increase your computer and technological literacy. Infused in this main goal is the desire to participate in the activities of this course in a way that manifests the Mission of the University and the McLaren School of Management paying 1 Ambrose, S.A., et al, (2010) How Learning Works: seven research based principles for smart teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass 2010 (Kindle iPad loc 3022) 2 “primitive” is a relative term. It is used here to remind us that what we have now is primitive compared to what we will see in five or ten years just as what was available 5 or 10 years ago seems primitive compared to what we enjoy now. particular attention to the following points in the University's Mission and Core Values Statement where the intention is to emphasize: the freedom and the responsibility to pursue truth and follow evidence to its conclusion; learning as a humanizing, social activity rather than a competitive exercise; a common good that transcends the interests of particular individuals or groups; and reasoned discourse rather than coercion as the norm for decision making; diversity of perspectives, experiences and traditions as essential components of a quality education in our global context; excellence as the standard for teaching, scholarship, creative expression and service to the University community; social responsibility in fulfilling the University’s mission to create, communicate and apply knowledge to a world shared by all people and held in trust for future generations; the moral dimension of every significant human choice: taking seriously how and who we choose to be in the world; the full, integral development of each person and all persons, with the belief that no individual or group may rightfully prosper at the expense of others; a culture of service that respects and promotes the dignity of every person. To these desires, we add, from the classic McLaren mission further aspirations toward: • leadership in service to others • an appreciation of the importance of balancing personal lives with professional responsibilities. With these goals as guides, the learning objectives of this course are: 1. Provide strong background knowledge on the how and why of the use of technology, particularly computers, in business 2. View and understand how and why technology has and will be used. 3....
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