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Basic Internet Skills

Course Number: CAS 104
Transcript Title: Basic Internet Skills
Created: September 1, 2013
Updated: May 1, 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.

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