CIS 101 : Information Technology Orientation

Transcript title

IT Orientation

Credits

3

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

40

Lecture hours

20

Other hours

20

Description

Provides an understanding of the computer-related programs available to students and their pathways to further education and employment. Students will explore the training and productivity habits essential for work in IT-related fields. Students will research, plan, and document knowledge and skills used in both academic and professional IT work.

Learning outcomes

1. Identify your personal learning style, qualities, skills and resources to develop a college success plan.
2. Identify the variety of CIS/IT-related educational programs and their requirements.
3. Demonstrate the use of web apps for task management, organization, and productivity.
4. Describe different areas of IT-related work and their expected growth.
5. Use a variety of tools for communication and collaborative work.
6. Use web-based productivity tools for document and spreadsheet production.
7. Demonstrate ability to create SMART goals and plans for success.
8. Demonstrate effective and appropriate use of educational technology (e.g. Blackboard, COCC website, open education sites, etc.) for educational purposes.

Content outline

- self-assessment of learning styles and interests
- jobs in IT
- educational pathways and their areas of focus
- communication skills and tools
- working collaboratively with software
- creating goals and using software to manage and track
- online training tools and sites

Required materials

Students should have access to a reliable computer and internet access.

Grading methods

Students will accumulate grade points by completing quizzes, assignments, and/or projects.

Outside of
expected

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