CIS 4
Computer Literacy


Course Description

An introduction to basic computer literacy concepts. History of the computer, hardware, software, operating system mechanics, system management utilities, basics of networking, Internet and explore HTML web pages. The social impact and future of computers for communication systems are discussed along with an overview of basic security and privacy concerns. An integrated software package for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail, Internet and presentations are introduced.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
22582 CIS 4 65Z ······· TBA-TBA Joseph Lam ONLINE
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Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-09-26 to 2022-12-16.
Footnotes:

Footnote Information

CIS-004.-65Z: Fully ONLINE. This is an online lecture, laboratory class. The lecture and laboratory do not have scheduled meetings and can be completed independently each week on the student's own time. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remote learning.


Course Details

Units
4.5 Units
Hours
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 1.5
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisites

Advisory
EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or (EWRT D01AS and EWRT D01AT) or ESL D005.
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