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1: Introduction to INT 1010 - Introduction to Information Technology

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    Learning Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

    • Describe the categories of computing devices;
    • Compare and contrast types of computer applications and software and their uses;
    • Demonstrate basic proficiency in programming;
    • Demonstrate basic proficiency in data analysis using the software;
    • Evaluate ethical principles in emerging technologies as they apply to academic and professional life;
    • Describe risk management strategies that address information systems security threats; and
    • Explore data communications concepts and basic principles of connectivity including wired and wireless technologies;

    Introduction to Information Technology is a survey course in evolving information technology and its relevance to individuals and society. Students  examine the categories of computing devices and different types of computer applications, software, and their uses. The emphasis in this  this course is on enhancing students’ skills in data analysis and programming. Additionally, students evaluate ethical principles related to privacy,  security, intellectual property and how these apply to their academic and professional life. They also explore strategies to manage risks related to systems security threats.  Lastly, students learn about the basic principles of connectivity and data communications.

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