ICS 100 :: Computing Literacy and Apps
Spring 2013 @Kapiolani CC

CRN: 33673
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Thomas M Moore
tommoore@hawaii.edu
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 01/09/2013 - 05/10/2013
Course Requirements: This class section has a 16-week schedule and is not self-paced. One week prior to session starting, log into https://laulima.hawaii.edu/portal with your UH username and password to check for announcements from your instructor. Please check your MyUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements, and/or email.
Course Description: ICS 100 is a nontechnical introduction to computers and their uses in society, in business, and in the home environment. ICS 100 provides the knowledge essential to a computer literate functioning member of society. Students will increase their understanding of the history of computers, basic information processing cycle, access and dissemination of information via the World Wide Web, and how computer technology affects the world in which we live. The course includes hands-on experience with computer and Internet applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail.

These class sections have a 16-week schedule and is not self-paced. Students are required to use Microsoft Office and have a basic familiarity with the Internet. ICS courses often use a lot of technology. Students need to be able to access course related technologies outside their classroom. This may require Internet access, proprietary software access (e.g. Microsoft Office 2007 on Windows PC), and/or specific hardware specifications to successfully use course applications.
Textbooks: SimNet is a required tutorial and homework application for this course. A license for its use is included with each new textbook purchased.

Students buying a used text or ordering one online which does not include the license will be required to purchase the program.

Books may be purchased at the Kapiolani CC bookstore or ordered online at http://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/uhkcc/home.aspx. If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS
Technical Requirements: Students are required to use Microsoft Office and have a basic familiarity with the Internet. ICS courses often use a lot of technology.

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

Laulima Help
http://www.hawaii.edu/talent/laulima_students.htm

Students are required to use Microsoft Office 2007 and have a basic familiarity with the Internet. ICS courses often use a lot of technology. Students need to be able to access course related technologies outside their classroom. This may require Internet access, proprietary software access (e.g. Microsoft Office 2007 on Windows PC), and/or specific
hardware specifications to successfully use course applications. ICS 100 students may be required to purchase storage for electronic media to store data files and assignments created as course projects. SimNet is a required tutorial and homework application for this course. A license for its use is included with each
new textbook purchased from KapCC Bookstore. Students buying a used text or ordering one online which does not include the license will be required to purchase the program. For class information contact the instructor via email (dalenaka@hawaii.edu).
Additional Notes: This ICS 100 class section (CRN 33673) is conducted on the Internet.

ICS 100 does not meet the requirements for Shidler College of Business (UHM), College of Business at Hilo (UHH), and School of Travel Industry Management (TIM); therefore, if you need to meet this requirement, consider enrolling in ICS 101.

ICS 100 students may be required to purchase storage for electronic media to store data files and assignments created as course projects. SimNet is a required tutorial and homework application for this course. A license for its use is included with each new textbook purchased. Students buying a used text or ordering one online which does not include the license will be required to purchase the program.

For class information or other inquiries contact the instructor via email (tommoore@hawaii.edu).

Please check your MyUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements, and/or email.
Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012 12:15:31