CISC107 Mobile Computing
Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Computer/Information Science
- I. Course Number and Title
- CISC107 Mobile Computing (Experimental)
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
- 2250 minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This course surveys the various types of mobile computing devices with emphasis on hand-held and laptop computers. Preventive measures to provide security for mobile devices will be studied. Specific tools and techniques will be explored that are required for “anywhere” computing.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Learning Goals:Course Specific:
The student will be able to:
- describe various tools and techniques currently available for mobile computing.
- utilize OneNote for note taking and other associated tasks.
- identify various security risks and take appropriate actions to lessen them.
- utilize the World Wide Web to effectively locate information and take advantage of the various systems and applications.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:
- Understanding the Internet
- Accessing the Internet
- Specifications and Purchase Considerations
- Configuring the Mobile Computer
- Getting the Most from your Mobile Device
- Software for Mobile Computing
- Use of OneNote for Organization and Note Taking
- Ensuring Internet Security
- Future Issues
- Accessing Wireless Networks
- Finding Hotspots and Working with Wi-Fi Networks
- Managing and Printing OneNote Files
- Using a Web Browser and Accessing Information Resources
- Use of Wireless Networks
- Downloading and Storing Information
- Using E-mail
- Organizing Information in OneNote within Pages
- Editing Features, Pictures and Other Media, Outlines, Sound
- Configuring your Own Wireless Network
- Purchase Considers for Access Point or Router
- Setting up an Access Point, Configuration
- Synchronous and Asynchronous Communication
- Personalizing OneNote
- Integration with Office
- Importing and Exporting Data
- Security Considerations
- Protecting and Securing Wi-Fi Network
- Multimedia on the Net
- Math in OneNote
- Sharing and Collaboration
- Keyboard Shortcuts in OneNote Traditional Statutes
Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:There is a departmentally selected textbook. Details provided by the instructor of each course section. See Course Format.
- VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
- Teachers will use methods which provide for:
- A non-threatening, accepting classroom environment.
- Project based, learning centered group instruction.
- Independent and cooperative learning both in and of class.
Review/Approval Date - Unavailable