LINC 405: BEGINNING TECHNOLOGY SKILLS
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||12 lecture per quarter (12 total per quarter)|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Create, manage, delete, and save files in word processing, spreadsheets, and email applications.
- Demonstrate the ability to use basic computer skills in an educational setting.
The student will be able to:
A. Demonstrate the ability to use basic computer skills in an educational setting.
B. Create, edit, delete, save, and manage files in word processing, spreadsheets, and email.
A. Basic Email
1. Create, save, respond to, and send email
2. Add attachments to email
3. Identify when to use carbon copy or blind copy
B. Basic Word Processing
1. Create, edit, save, share, and delete files in a word processing tool
2. Format a basic document
C. Basic Spreadsheets
1. Create, edit, save, share, and delete files in a spreadsheet tool
2. Use basic formulas
3. Format a basic spreadsheet
D. File Management
1. Delete, save, move, rename, and organize files
2. Download and upload files
E. Basic Navigation on a Device
1. Mouse skills
2. Trackpad skills
F. Internet Search
1. Use a browser to do basic searches
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
Method(s) of Evaluation
The student will demonstrate proficiency by:
A. Completing assignments through badging system.
B. Class performance with demonstrations.
Method(s) of Instruction
Lecture, discussion, demonstration.
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Miller, Michael. Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics. 8th ed. Que Publishing, 2015. Print
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
A. Example reading assignment: Students will read, both in print and online, instructions relating to the basic use of a device. Additionally, there will be written material which will accompany either video or direct instruction.
B. Example writing assignments: Students will write responses to questions regarding the demonstration of using a computer application, such as email, word processing document, or spreadsheet.