Charles S. Parker, Deborah Morley, “Understanding Computers Today and Tomorrow”, Course Technology 2009, latest edition.
This course provides an introduction to computers and computing .Topics of interest include the impact of computers on society, ethical issues, and hardware /software applications, including internet applications, system unit, storage and input/output devices, numbering systems, system and application software, presentation skills, program development, programming languages, and flow charts, Visual Basic, web page design using HTML, and communications and networks.
RELATION OF COURSE TO PROGRAM
COURSE INSTRUCTION OUTCOMES
The student will be able to:
- Identify computer hardware components and their specifications and types.
- Use Windows, MS PowerPoint, HTML, and Visual Basic.
- Understand and use numbering systems.