ACA121 - Aviation Computer Applications

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Last revision date Jul 15, 2019 12:30:00 AM
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Subject Title
Aviation Computer Applications

Subject Description
This course gives an introduction to basic computer operating systems and applications, Microsoft Office software and Seneca College Blackboard. The topics covered are directly related to material covered in future courses and applications in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access are designed to develop and give students the skills to correctly prepare reports and accurately display analysed data. Lastly, the student is introduced to the Seneca College database and research techniques. 

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Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Explain the fundamentals of a computer/operating systems and its components.
  2. Utlilize electronic calendar and email accounts--Outlook.
  3. Use spreadsheet, database, word-processing and presentation software packages to design and compile charts, tables, documents, and oral presentation materials according to context-specific professional formats and standards.
  4. Select and use appropriate Internet services to efficiently locate, evaluate, retrieve, manage and share information in professional on-line forums.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to use Seneca College resources including the Library and Blackboard.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.