ICS 100 :: Computing Literacy & Application
Spring 2014 @Kauai CC

CRN: 40243
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Vera Blalock
vblalock@hawaii.edu
Course URL: http://laulima.hawaii.edu
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 01/13/2014 - 03/05/2014
Schedule Notes: Distance - Completely Online
Course Restrictions: The Business Education Department is rolling out a trio of certificates tailored to accounting and entrepreneurship. The three certificates of completion are the Accounting Assistant, Accounting Office Assistant, and Entrepreneurship. These certificates are designed to immerse students of an accounting and entrepreneurial mindset and get them workforce ready in a short period of time. Classes are compressed into eight-week modules, and each certificate can be completed in as little as 24 weeks. All classes are conducted in an online learning environment, are collaborative, and intense. Classes will range from Sales and Marketing (SMKT 150), to Quickbooks (ACC 128), to Business Law (BLAW 200), to Cooperative Education (BUSN 193V), just to name a few. These are programs that are workforce-based and follow current and future hiring trends as it relates to skills aspired by employers on Kaua'i and abroad. Email: vblalock@hawaii.edu
Course Description: This course is an introductory survey of computers and their role in the information world emphasizing computer terminology, hardware, and software. Students will receive opportunities for hands-on experience using applications software which may include spreadsheets, word processing, presentations, communications, and databases.

Textbooks: COMPUTER CONCEPTS 2013,COMPREHENSIVE

Author PARSONS
Edition/Copyright 13
Published Date 2013
ISBN 9781133190561

http://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/wcc/SelectTermDept.aspx
Technical Requirements: The Internet allows students to take a course at home using a personal computer. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access. Depending on the online course, students may be required to log in at a specific day and time or at anytime. Students taking an online course should always contact their instructor after registration or prior to the first day of class to get detailed information regarding the course.

Minimum Computer Hardware/Software Requirements:
http://www.hawaii.edu/its/swhw_info-stu.html

It is also required that you obtain a UH Email account. Please go to the following URL for more information: http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/563

Computer with Internet access and word processing software (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Works, WordPerfect, and OpenOffice are
acceptable). Students should be able to view and listen to multimedia via Quicktime, Java applications, Windows MediaPlayer, and Macromedia Flash
Updated: Wednesday, November 6, 2013 22:00:51