Bristol Community College
Computer Information Systems Department
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- CIT-122 Online -- take quizzes and submit your homework
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- CIT-122 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 CIT-122 syllabus.
This course introduces students to logic and problem solving in the computing environment. Students develop a basic idea of programming, communicating with data, debugging, and solving computing problems. Students continue to acquire the intellectual knowledge as well as the concepts, skills, and capabilities essential to a deep understanding of information technology. This course is the second of three courses needed to fulfill this objective. Three class hours per week.
This is the second 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 acquire
Basic concepts of algorithmic thinking
Basic database concepts
Understanding Microsoft Access
Understanding of eCommerce and interactive networking
Basic concepts of web page development
Basic concepts of programming
Basic concepts of searching and researching
Techniques of problems solving when technology "goes wrong"
Fluency with Information Technology: Skills, Concepts, and Capabilities
5th Edition by Lawrence Snyder
ISBN:9780133061772 (DIGITAL RENTAL)
ISBN:9780132828932 (HARD COPY)
See also: student resources online.
4th edition textbook Power Point presentations provide an animated overview of each
Telephone: 508-678-2811 ext. 3328