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BTAC 111 - Introduction to Computer Literacy

Credits: 5
Introduction to the personal computer in a small office/home setting. Includes terminology, file management, word processing, e-mail, the Internet, Green River’s Learning Management System, and an introduction to information literacy. No previous computer experience required.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Identify and utilize fundamentals aspects of the Microsoft Windows OS (Operating System) environment, hardware components, and file management.
  2. Identify and demonstrate major functions of the Green River College LMS (learning management system).
  3. Utilize campus and Outlook  components including email, calendar, and tasks.
  4. Identify and apply appropriate basic Internet use.
  5. Research and demonstrate understanding of information literacy.
  6. Create, save and edit documents using Microsoft Word.

Program Outcomes
Successfully integrate Microsoft Office software applications to present information in a meaningful manner.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.

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