ET-820: Computers in Society
Course, prefix, number, & title: ET-820 Computers in Society
Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 2 class hours, 2 laboratory hours
Pre-requisites (if any): Open to students who have successfully completed a minimum of 12 college credits or who have Departmental permission. Not open to majors in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology curricula. May be applied as a free elective in any degree program or as the computer literacy option in the Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree program.
Course Description in college catalog:
Implications of the computer age; present-day use of computers in homes, careers, and other aspects of modern life; future impact on the job market and society; nontechnical explanation of basic structure and operation of computers, including the use of the Department’s computer center. Hands-on experience is provided in the computer laboratory.
Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:
General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.
Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
Course-specific student learning outcomes:Students will dicuss present-day use of computers in homes, careers, and other aspects of modern life.
Other program outcomes (if applicable).
Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:Exams, Labs, Homework
Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.