ICO155 - Introduction To Computers

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Last revision date 2018-07-31 08:47:56.184
Last review date 2018-07-31 08:47:56.184

Subject Title
Introduction To Computers

Subject Description

ICO155 is an introduction to computers that will set students in SEMET up for success in their time at Seneca College.  Students will be introduced to many of the skills and software platforms needed to excel in computer and electronics-related courses.  Students will also be given the tools and resources available at Seneca College to set them up for a success in their program and beyond. 

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

  1. Demonstrate basic functions of a computer using PC-based hardware and software. 

  1. 1.Identify the social and ethical issues that come with being a “power user” of technology. 

  1. 2.Create documents using word-processing, spreadsheet and presentation software 

  1. 3.Create a basic website to demonstrate HTML authoring. 

  1. 4.Use cloud-based collaboration software to streamline productivity. 

  1. 5.Modify photos and video for use in websites, documents and presentations. 

  1. 6.Compose a multi-layered video for online sharing

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.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and 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.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

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 Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.