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Course Title: ITE 115 - INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS (3 CR.)
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Course Description and Prerequisites
In order to succeed in this online course, you must be comfortable working with technology. At a minimum, you must possess the following technical skills:
- Ability to use the Internet in an effective and efficient manner, including installation and management of browser plug-ins and add-ons.
- Basic knowledge about the operation of a computer, file management, and software installation.
- Working knowledge of the Canvas learning management system.
- Ability to proficiently search the web for information
- Ability to download and print information from websites
- Ability to download, view, and/or print PDF files
Textbooks and Materials
Additional Textbook and Software Requirements
You will also need the following software to complete this course.
- Windows 10
- Office 365
Office 365 is a subscription-based cloud service that is FREE to students, faculty and staff. This software includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and OneDrive. All VCCS students can install Office 365 for free at http://office.vccs.edu/. Word, Excel and PowerPoint are the programs you will need for ITE 115.
You can also get the full version of Office at https://resources.vccs.edu/.
If you are using Office for the MAC, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are compatible with Office 365.
Acquiring Textbooks and Course Materials
You are expected to retain an electronic copy of all work submitted. If transmission of the work fails, you are expected to "resend" the document under our directions. Assignments will be submitted in Canvas either through the Discussions or Modules feature. You are expected to verify your own responses by returning to the appropriate place in Canvas after the work has been posted.
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Grading Turnaround Time
All completed assignments will be graded no later than seven days after the due date, and sooner when possible.
Late Work Policy
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Please refer to the Plagiarism and Student Rights & Responsibilities section of the Syllabus. This section outlines plagiarism and the College's specific expectations concerning the conduct of its students. Plagiarism will not be tolerated in this class. Students who commit plagiarism will receive a "0" for the assignment and a warning for the first infraction. Continued plagiarism will be reported to the Dean of Students and the student may receive an "F" for the course.
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Student Rights & Responsibilities
Overview of Assignments
Your Email Account
Accommodation Policy and Statements
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