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MIS 113 Applied Information Processing

Course Description

An applied course designed to meet the needs of today’s college students across the disciplines. Topics include, but are not limited to: computers based training techniques and on-line testing, E-mails and attachments, on-line conferences, delimited web-based research techniques, software applications, e-slides and web page presentation/publishing tools, and report writing documentation. Course Prerequisite: None 3 Credit Hours

Learning Objectives or Student Learning Outcomes

Produce documents using word processing software

  • The student will demonstrate the ability to insert and modify text into a document
  • create and modify paragraphs
  • format documents; manage documents
  • and work with graphics.

Produce documents using spreadsheet software to analyze numbers

  • The student will demonstrate ability in working with cells and cell data
  • format and print worksheets
  • modify a workbook
  • create and revise formulas
  • create and modify graphics.

Produce documents using presentation software

  • The student will demonstrate the ability to create a presentation
  • insert and modify text within a presentation
  • insert and modify graphics within a presentation
  • print a presentation
  • work with data from other sources which will include importing and/or exporting files
  • and manage and deliver a presentation.

Communicate with others via on line content applications and e-mail

  • The student will demonstrate the ability to navigate a web instruction site
    • take on-line testing
    • use an on-line discussion delivery method; and submit homework through web instruction.
    • The student will demonstrate the ability to create and view e-mail messages
    • manage messages and create and manage contacts.

Research and locate information using Internet browsers and search engines

  • The student will demonstrate the ability to navigate the Internet; create a topical search
  • and evaluate web content for validity.

Demonstrate competence navigating Microsoft Windows

  • The student will demonstrate the ability to work with multiple windows
  • organize files and folders; search for files and folders
  • work with storage devices and demonstrate knowledge in basic user management and shut down procedures.

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