ICS 100 :: Computing Literacy and Applications
Fall 2014 @Kauai CC

CRN: 42292
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Stacie Nelson
staciene@hawaii.edu
808-245-8321 (Ph)
Course URL: http://myuhportal.hawaii.edu
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 08/25/2014 - 10/17/2014
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.
Course Requirements: Students MUST check Hawaii.edu emails regularly to keep up with announcements, homework, assignments, exams, etc.

Students will be required to format and write academic reports.
Course Description: An introductory survey of computers and their role in the information world emphasizing computer terminology, hardware, and software. Opportunities for hands-on experience using applications software may include spreadsheets, word processing, presentations, communications, and databases. Note: This is a computer-mediated course using the Internet for content delivery. Students will have hands-on interactive experiences with computer applications.
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.

Students must have access to a computer system that meets the following requirements:

(1) Windows 98, ME, NT (Service Pack 6 or higher), 2000 or XP, (2) A Pentium 400 Mhz processor or better, (3) 128 MB RAM, (4) 500 MB available hard disk space, (5) 800x600 DPI resolution or higher, at least 256 colors, (6) Mouse, (7) An Internet connection with a 56.k or higher modem or network connection (DSL or cable modem highly recommended), (8) Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher browser with Java and Javascript enabled.

Course requires students to have access to MS Word 2010 or 2013, MS Excel 2010 or 2013 & MS Powerpoint 2010 or 2013.
Additional Notes: This is a Laulima based course. See http://laulima.hawaii.edu

Laulima Help
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Updated: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 11:16:10