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Basic Internet Skills

Course Number: CAS 104
Transcript Title: Basic Internet Skills
Created: September 1, 2013
Updated: December 19, 2014
Total Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lecture / Lab Hours: 20
Lab Hours: 0
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement: No
Satisfies General Education requirement: No
Grading options: P-NP (default), audit

Course Description

Introduces web terminology, web browsers, search techniques, and communication tools. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Research and use new internet vocabulary.
  2. Effectively use a search engine to find information on the web.
  3. Evaluate and use internet communication tools.
  4. Research, download and effectively use web browser.

Alignment with Institutional Core Learning Outcomes

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Students will be issued a Pass/No Pass grade. Assessments may include:

  • Journal and/or reports based on research
  • Communication using the Internet
  • Tests or quizzes

Course Activities and Design

Discussion, lecture, small group discussion, searches and research.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Internet terminology
  • Web browser
  • Brief historical overview of the Internet
  • Researching efficient use of search engines
  • Using Communication Tools
  • Overview of E-commerce / Shopping Carts