OADM155 Searching the Web

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Office Administration

I. Course Number and Title
OADM155 Searching the Web
II. Number of Credits
1 credit
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course is designed for students wishing to master the fundamentals of the World Wide Web. Students receive hands-on practice using the Internet to perform simple searches, use web e-mail features, and post to newsgroups.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. perform basic Windows operations associated with the Internet;
    2. use the different parts of the browser window;
    3. use various Internet search engines; and
    4. use web e-mail features.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    1. Introduction to a Web Browser and Net Addresses
      1. creating folders, saving, moving, and deleting files
      2. hyperlinks and domain names
    2. Web Mail
      1. sending and receiving messages
      2. using address books and attachments
    3. Newsgroups
      1. subscribing to newsgroups
    4. Searching
      1. search operators
      2. virtual libraries
      3. search engines
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    The assessment of course learning goals is base on written exams and/or performance-based tasks and projects.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    See course syllabus.

Review/Approval Date - 05/04; Revised 1/2010; Revised 4/2013; New Core 8/2015