Bristol Community College
Computer Information Systems Department
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- Posted Aug 30:
- CIT-11 is the distance learning class, and there are no on-campus lectures. To make yourself comfortable with the distance learning requirements, please be sure to read the course policies.
This course introduces students to the technical and application concepts of information technology. The students develop a basic understanding of computing, operating systems, application packages in word processing and Excel and the basics of developing a web site. Students continue to acquire the intellectual knowledge as well as the concepts, skills, and the capabilities essential to a deep understanding of information technology. This course is the first of three courses needed to fulfill this objective.
Telephone: 508-678-2811 ext. 3328
This is the first course in the three course Information Technology Fluency certificate. The goal of this course is to allow students to develop fluency in information technology and allow them to successfully apply this fluency to their professional and personal lives. The courses will cover the intellectual capabilities, information technology concepts and information technology skills as laid out in the Being Fluent with Information Technology guidelines. This certificate provides students with the opportunity to develop skills in computers that is beyond the literacy level but is still not the intensity required to be a computer major. This certificate follows the national guidelines developed by the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Research Council and their goal to "address what everyone needs to know and understand about information technology."
The student should:
Foundation of computer skills and hardware and software concepts
Basic concepts of data storage
Basic concepts of computer components
Basic concepts of word processing
Basic concepts of spreadsheet development
Basic concepts of presentations
Basic concepts of an operating system
Basic concepts of web page development
Basic concepts of searching and researching
Working with applications and resources
Techniques of problems solving when technology "goes wrong"
Please note that Power Point presenations for each chapter of the
textbook can be found in Required Text section below.
Fluency with Information Technology: Skills, Concepts, and Capabilities, 3rd Edition
by Lawrence Snyder, University of Washington
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright 2008, 784 pages
Book's Power Point presentations provide an overview of the topics covered in each
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The course is being taught as a distance learning course. The student is responsible for keeping up to date with assignments, studying notes and presentations and finding additional tutorials and resources to support their learning. This SYLLABUS is not to be construed as a CONTRACT in any way, shape, manner or form. This SYLLABUS is a SUGGESTED course OUTLINE and will be GENERALLY followed, subject to change according to the INSTRUCTOR'S discretion and needs. Academic FLEXIBILITY is important!