Jie Wang, Ph.D.
Office: HH 323
Online Course Offered:
Fall, Spring, Summer Semester
The CSCI C106 online course provides students with computer fundamentals, an understanding of the impact of computers in our computer-oriented society and a framework for using this knowledge effectively. Students will learn computer history, the current status and future trends of computers and computer-related technology, information representation in computers, computer architecture and hardware components, system and application software, computer networks and the Internet, database management, program development and programming languages, computer security and privacy, and the associated societal issues as well. Students not only learn about computer literacy and relevant cutting-edge technology trends, but they also gain a better understanding of technology in general and some issues surrounding technology today.
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Key instructional objectives for this online course include:
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Key course activities that you will complete in this online course to prepare yourself to support your students’ reading and studying your content material include:
Assignments. Students will complete assignments on a chapter by chapter basis.
Forums. Each student is expected to actively participate in discussing questions posted by your instructor in online forums. Discussions are group-based and conducted in online forums. For each forum discussion assignment, students will post their ideas and make responses to others’ posts in the forum. Each group will summarize the discussion in a written report. Each group discussion assignment will be evaluated by an individual’s participation in the group forum as well as the quality of the report.
Tests & Exams. Students will take a test after completion of each chapter. Besides this, there are three exams throughout the semester which help students reinforce their understanding of the material. Students will be given a final exam at the end of the semester.
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Instructor: Jie Wang, Ph.D.
Office: Hawthorn Hall rm 323
Phone: (219) 980-6623