CA-100 Computer Literacy

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Course number and title: CA100 Computer Literacy

Campus: National

Initiator: Marlene Mangonon

Date Initiated: September 12, 2018

Course description:

This course covers basic computer concepts. It introduces the computer system to student as an essential tool that, with the support of its hardware and software components, it can be used to attain literacy in computing. The course outlines the main distinctions between hardware and software components of a modern day computer and making sure to equip student with necessary skills required in order to demonstrate an adequate level of proficiency in the usage of these components. Basic skills in using Internet and web-based- search engines is also provided with an emphasis on accessing credible information and data resources in conducting academic research and reporting.

COURSE HOURS/CREDITS:

Hours per Week

 

No. of Weeks

 

Total Hours

 

Semester Credits

Lecture

x

x

=

Laboratory

Lec/Lab

3

x

16

x

48

=

3

Workshop

x

x

=

x

x

=

Total Semester

Credits

3












PURPOSE OF COURSE:

[X] Degree requirement

[ ] Degree elective

[X] Certificate

[ ] Other

PREREQUISITES: ESL 089 Reading V

PSLOS OF OTHER PROGRAMS THIS COURSE MEETS:

PSLO#

Program

 

1) INSTITUTIONAL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (Check all that apply)

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1. Effective oral communication: capacity to deliver prepared, purposeful presentations designed to increase knowledge, to foster understanding, or to promote change in the listeners’ attitudes, values, beliefs, or behaviors.

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2. Effective written communication: development and expression of ideas in writing through work in many genres andstyles, utilizing different writing technologies, and mixing texts, data, and images through iterative experiences across the curriculum.

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3. Critical thinking: a habit of mind characterized by the comprehensive exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, and events before accepting or formulating an opinion or conclusion.

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4. Problem solving: capacity to design, evaluate, and implement a strategy to answer an open-ended question or achieve a desired goal.

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5. Intercultural knowledge and competence: a set of cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills and characteristics that support effective and appropriate interaction in a variety of cultural contexts.

[X]

6. Information literacy: the ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively and responsibly use and share that information for the problem at hand.

[X]

7. Foundations and skills for life-long learning : purposeful learning activity, undertaken on an ongoing basis with the aim of improving knowledge, skills, and competence.

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8. Quantitative Reasoning: ability to reason and solve quantitative problems from a wide array of authentic contexts and everyday life situations; comprehends and can create sophisticated arguments supported by quantitative evidence and can clearly communicate those arguments in a variety of formats.

2) PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (PSLOs): The student will be able to:

2.2. Demonstrate understanding of the modes of inquiry by identifying an appropriate method of accessing credible information and data resources; applying the selected method; and organizing results.

3) COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (General): The student will be able to:

1. Demonstrate basic understanding of a computer system;

2. Demonstrate basic skills in using hardware devices of a computer system;

3. Demonstrate basic skills in using system software;

4. Demonstrate basic skill in using Internet; and

5. Demonstrate basic skills in using application software.

4) COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (Specific): The student will be able to:

CSLO (General) 1: Demonstrate basic understanding of a computer system.

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

1.1. Define a computer system.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_1.1, the instructor will use an essay exam/quiz with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic understanding of a computer system by defining a computer system.

1.2. Describe main characteristics of a computer system.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_1.2, the instructor will use an essay exam/quiz with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic understanding of a computer system by describing main characteristics of a computer system.

1.3. Identify categories of hardware.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_1.3, the instructor will use an essay exam/quiz with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic understanding of a computer system by identifying categories of hardware.

1.4. Identify categories of software.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_1.4, the instructor will use an essay exam/quiz with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic understanding of computer system by identifying categories of software.

1.5. Describe the inter-relationship between the various hardware and software components.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_1.5, the instructor will use an essay exam/quiz with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic understanding of a computer system by describing the inter-relationship between the various hardware and software components.

CSLO (General) 2: Demonstrate basic skills in using hardware devices of a computer system.

2.1. Use a keyboard and shortcut keys.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_2.1, the instructor will use a classwork activity with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using hardware devices of a computer system by using a keyboard and shortcut keys.

2.2. Use a pointing device or touchpad.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_2.2, the instructor will use a classwork activity with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using hardware devices of a computer system by using a pointing device or touchpad.

2.3. Interact with a touch screen.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_2.3, the instructor will use a classwork activity with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using hardware devices of a computer system by interacting with a touch screen.

2.4. Use a printer and scanner.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_2.4, the instructor will use a classwork activity with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using hardware devices of a computer system by using a printer and scanner.

CSLO (General) 3: Demonstrate basic skills in using system software.

3.1. Use Operating System.

3.1.1. Navigate in Windows.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_3.1.1, the instructor will use a hands-on project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using system software –operating system by navigating in Windows.

3.1.2. Run an app.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_3.1.2, the instructor will use a hands-on project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using system software – operating system by running an app.

3.1.3. Print and save files.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_3.1.3, the instructor will use a hands-on project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using system software – operating system by printing and saving files.

3.1.4. Organize files and folders.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_3.1.4, the instructor will use a hands-on project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using system software by organizing files and folders.

3.1.5. Rename, move, and delete files.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_3.1.5, the instructor will use a hands-on project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using system software by renaming, moving, and deleting files.

3.2. Use System Utilities.

3.2.1. Run Disk Cleanup.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_3.2.1, the instructor will use a classwork activitywith a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using system software – system utilities by running Disk Cleanup.

3.2.2. Run Disk Defragmenter.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_3.2.2, the instructor will use a classwork activity with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using system software –system utilities by running Disk Defragmenter.

3.2.3. Run anti-virus.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_3.2.3, the instructor will use a classwork activity with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using system software –system utilities by running anti-virus.

3.2.4. Scan computer, drives, folders, and files.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_3.2.4, the instructor will use a classwork activity with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using system software –system utilities by scanning computer, drives, folders, and files.

CSLO (General) 4: Demonstrate basic skills in using Internet.

4.1. Browse the Web.

*6, 7

2.2

To assess CSLO_4.1, the instructor will use a hands-on project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in Internet by browsing the web.

4.2. Search for information and resources.

*6, 7

2.2

To assess CSLO_4.2, the instructor will use a hands-on project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using Internet by searching for information and resources.

4.3. Use Boolean search techniques.

*6, 7

2.2

To assess CSLO_4.3, the instructor will use a hands-on project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using Internet by using Boolean search techniques.

4.4. Research online.

*6, 7

2.2

To assess CSLO_4.4, the instructor will use a hands-on project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using Internet by researching online.

4.5. Use referencing and citation techniques.

*6, 7

2.2

To assess CSLO_4.5, the instructor will use a hands-on project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using Internet by using referencing and citation techniques.

4.6. Download and upload files.

*6, 7

2.2

To assess CSLO_4.6, the instructor will use a hands-on project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using Internet by downloading and uploading files.

CSLO (General) 5: Demonstrate basic skills in using application software.

5.1. Use e-Mail.

5.1.1. Compose, send, receive, and print messages.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_5.1.1, the instructor will use a hands-on project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using electronic mail application by composing, sending, receiving, and printing messages.

5.1.2. Attach files to email messages.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_5.1.2, the instructor will use hands-on case project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using electronic mail application by attaching files to email messages

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5.1.3. Create, move, and archive folders for email messages.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_5.1.3, the instructor will use hands-on case project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using electronic mail application by creating, moving, and archiving folders for email messages.

5.2. Use word processor.

5.2.1. Create, format, and edit a document with a picture

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2.2

To assess CSLO_5.2.1, the instructor will use hands-on case project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using word processor application by creating, formatting, and editing a document a picture

5.2.2. Create a research paper with references and sources.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_5.2.2, the instructor will use hands-on case project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using word processor application by creating a research paper with references and sources.

5.2.3. Create a business letter with a letterhead

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2.2

To assess CSLO_5.2.3, the instructor will use hands-on case project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using word processor application bycreating a business letter with a letterhead.

5.3. Use spreadsheet.

5.3.1. Create a worksheet and a chart.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_5.3.1, the instructor will use a hands-on case project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using spreadsheet application software by creatinga worksheet and a chart.

5.3.2. Use formulas, functions, and formatting.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_5.3.2, the instructor will use a hands-on case project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using spreadsheet application software by using formulas, functions, and formatting.

5.3.3. Manage large worksheets.

To assess CSLO_5.3.3, the instructor will use a hands-on case project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using spreadsheet application software by managing large worksheets.

5.4. Use presentation.

5.4.1. Create, format, and edit content.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_5.4.1, the instructor will use a hands-on case project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using presentation application software by creating, formatting and editing content.

5.4.2. Integrate pictures, shapes, and objects.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_5.4.2, the instructor will use a hands-on case project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using presentation application software by integrating pictures, shapes, and objects.

5.4.3. Integrate media and animation.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_5.4.3, the instructor will use a hands-on case project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using presentation application software by integrating media and animation.

5.5. Use Database.

5.5.1. Structure databases.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_5.5.1, the instructor will use a hands-on case project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using database application software by structuring databases.

5.5.2. Create queries.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_5.5.2, the instructor will use a hands-on case project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using database application software by creating queries.

5.5.3. Create a report and a form from a query.

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2.2

To assess CSLO_5.5.3, the instructor will use a hands-on case project with a grading rubric. The student will demonstrate basic skills in using database application software by creating a report and form from a query.

5) COURSE CONTENT:

1. Computer System

2. System Software-Operating System

3. System Software-System Utilities

4. Internet – Web-based Search

5. e-Mail Application

6. Word Processor Application

7. Spreadsheet Application

8. Presentation Application

9. Database Application

6) METHOD(S) OF INSTRUCTION:

[X] Lecture [ ] Cooperative learning groups

[X] Laboratory [ X ] In-class exercises

[X] Audio visual [X] Demonstrations

[X] Other (LMS – Learning Management System)

7) REQUIRED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS:


Campbell, Jennifer T., et al. Discovering Computers & Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: A Fundamental Combined Approach. 1st ed., Cengage Learning

8) REFERENCE MATERIALS:


Shelly, GaryB., et al. Discovering Computers Complete 1st ed., Cengage Learning 2016.

9) INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS:

None

10) EVALUATION:

The summative evaluation will be based on hands-on projects, midterm exam, and final exam. Student is required to pass this course with a grade of C- or better.

11) CREDIT BY EXAMINATION:

None

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