ICA001 - Introduction to Computers and Applications

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Subject Title
Introduction to Computers and Applications

Subject Description
In this subject students are introduced to the use of computer systems, a microcomputer operating system (MS Windows), and the following business applications: MS Word for word processing, MS PowerPoint for business presentations, and MS Excel  for spreadsheets. The student will use Windows to effectively operate a personal computer, access various Seneca computer systems, prepare word documents, create business presentations, and develop spreadsheets.

Credit Status
ICA001 is a mandatory one credit subject.

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

1. Navigate My.Seneca to access key student information.

2. Command basic features of an operating system to manage files.

3. Produce professional-quality documents using a word processing program.

4. Design slide-presentations using presentation software.

5. Develop spreadsheets that present numeric and graphic information to support business decision-making.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students 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.