OADM155 Searching the Web

Department of Business Studies: Office Administration

I. Course Number and Title
OADM155 Searching the Web
II. Number of Credits
1 credit
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
This course is offered only in the TOTAL Lab.
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. Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. 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.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. introduction to a Web browser and Net addresses
      • creating folders, saving, moving, and deleting files
      • hyperlinks and domain names
    2. web mail
      • sending and receiving messages
      • using address books and attachments
    3. newsgroups
      • subscribing to newsgroups
    4. searching
      • search operators
      • virtual libraries
      • search engines
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. The assessment of course learning goals is base on written exams and/or performance based tasks and projects.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    See course format.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Section VIII is not being used in new and revised syllabi as of 12/10/08.

Review/Approval Date - 05/04; Revised 1/2010; Revised 4/2013