Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
SC 12B
Course Title:
Foundational Computer Literacy
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Course Description

Explores computer technology and the Impact that it has on personal and professional lives and dedvelop foundational computer and keyboarding skills using windows system, e-mail, browsers, word processing, and presentation software.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion students should be able to:

1.Use foundational automated technology skills that incorporate MyPCC, e-mail, browsers, word processing, and presentation software in order to access information and function more effectively in the modern workplace environment.
2. Apply academic skills that lead to personal and professional sustainability and promote success in future coursework.
3. Create and maintain documents commonly used to support business solutions.             

Course Activities and Design

Apply hardware and software concept correctly
Navigate the internet and intranet to locate information
Send, receive and reply to an email with an attachment
Use basic hardware and software terminology
Create, edit, name, save, and locate a simple business document

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Student will be assessed by any combination of the following
Participation in class
Class assignment and projects

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Hardware component
Technical Terminology
Network navigation and access
Software application
File management