cis105 | undergraduate
Survey Of Computer Information Systems
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Computers-Inside and Out
- Discuss how components within a computer system interact.
- Classify computers by purpose and function.
- Identify current technology available for input, output, processing, and storage.
Graphics and Multimedia
- Edit an image in a graphic program.
- Discuss different capabilities and applications of graphics programs.
- Discuss the benefits of interactive multimedia.
- Format data within a spreadsheet program.
- Manipulate data effectively using a spreadsheet program.
Operating Systems (OS) and Networks
- Compare multiple operating systems such as Windows, UNIX, Linux, and Mac.
- Describe how operating systems control hardware and software.
- Contrast common types of networks.
Privacy and Security
- Analyze the security measures used as protection against identity theft.
- Assess the effectiveness of all-in-one PC security systems.
Computers and You
- Produce a presentation about the use of technology in the classroom.
- Summarize an important concept presented in this course.
From Data to Information
- Differentiate between data and information.
- Compare the capability and components of today’s processors with their future potential.
- Discuss the benefits and the drawbacks of electronic correspondence.
- Describe how the internet affects commerce.
- Compare the effectiveness of several search engines.
Word Processing and Presentation Programs
- Modify a document using a word processing program.
- Develop an electronic presentation relating to a new technology.
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