EDT 5400: Introduction to Computing and Technology for Productivity

This course is a basic introduction to computing and technology for productivity software. Designed for the beginning computer user, this course covers necessary information for the student to operate successfully a computer and other technology devices (CD-ROM, laserdisc player, etc.). Operation includes running programs, accessing information, data manipulation, and publication. A variety of computer software programs that enhance personal productivity will be presented. Students will be provided with basic "hands-on" activities with many different software applications. Upon completing this course, the student will have a solid understanding of computer components and terminology. The student will be aware of the various types and purposes of software for learning and productivity and will be able to evaluate educational software for classroom application.

Credits: 3 hrs.

Notes: Open to Upperclass and Graduate Students.

Online Availability: Fall and Spring semesters