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CMSY 110 Computer Concepts, Applications, and Ethical Considerations

This course will provide the necessary knowledge to successfully and ethically function in today's technological world. After successful completion of this course, students will be able to identify basic computer concepts, maintain appropriate file management, and apply and integrate skills in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation graphic software. Prior internet research skills and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.

Credits

3

Hours Weekly

2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab

Course Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the ability to learn, communicate effectively, collaborate, and problem-solve computer
    technology related tasks and projects using appropriate technology and terminology to analyze,
    evaluate, access, process, and present information that communicates solutions in multiple formats
    to a diverse audience.
  2. Differentiate terminology and apply concepts in major productivity software using appropriate
    symbols and vocabulary.
  3. Recognize ethical concerns relating to the use of system and application programs while using these programs to solve tasks.
  4. Acquire and integrate technology skills in an emerging technology environment.
  5. Identify one's core beliefs in relation to the ethical issues arising from the use of system and application programs, and then apply alternative ethical perspectives to one's own in considering these same issues.

Course Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the ability to learn, communicate effectively, collaborate, and problem-solve computer
    technology related tasks and projects using appropriate technology and terminology to analyze,
    evaluate, access, process, and present information that communicates solutions in multiple formats
    to a diverse audience.

    Learning Activity Artifact

    • Other (please fill out box below)
    • Capstone Project

    Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

    • Technological Literacy Rubric

    Technological Literacy

    • TL1
    • TL2
    • TL3
  2. Differentiate terminology and apply concepts in major productivity software using appropriate
    symbols and vocabulary.

    This objective is a course Goal Only

    Learning Activity Artifact

    • Other (please fill out box below)
    • Quizzes

    Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

    • Other (please fill out box below)
    • Core course objective
  3. Recognize ethical concerns relating to the use of system and application programs while using these programs to solve tasks.

    Learning Activity Artifact

    • Other (please fill out box below)
    • Capstone Project

    Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

    • Ethics Rubric

    Technological Literacy

    • TL1
    • TL2

    Ethics Goals

    • ET1
  4. Acquire and integrate technology skills in an emerging technology environment.

    Learning Activity Artifact

    • Other (please fill out box below)
    • Capstone Project

    Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

    • Technological Literacy Rubric

    Technological Literacy

    • TL1
    • TL2
  5. Identify one's core beliefs in relation to the ethical issues arising from the use of system and application programs, and then apply alternative ethical perspectives to one's own in considering these same issues.

    Learning Activity Artifact

    • Other (please fill out box below)
    • Capstone Project

    Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

    • Ethics Rubric

    Ethics Goals

    • ET2
    • ET3