CISC107 Mobile Computing (Experimental)

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: STEM Department Archive

I. Course Number and Title
CISC107 Mobile Computing (Experimental) Course No Longer Offered
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
2250 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
V. Other Pertinent Information
None
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
  1. Learning Goals:

    Course Specific:

    The student will be able to:
    1. describe various tools and techniques currently available for mobile computing.


    2. utilize OneNote for note taking and other associated tasks.


    3. identify various security risks and take appropriate actions to lessen them.


    4. utilize the World Wide Web to effectively locate information and take advantage of the various systems and applications.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. Introduction
      1. Understanding the Internet
      2. Accessing the Internet
      3. Specifications and Purchase Considerations
      4. Configuring the Mobile Computer
      5. Conclusions

    2. Getting the Most from your Mobile Device
      1. Software for Mobile Computing
      2. Use of OneNote for Organization and Note Taking
      3. Ensuring Internet Security
      4. Future Issues
      5. Conclusions

    3. Accessing Wireless Networks
      1. Finding Hotspots and Working with Wi-Fi Networks
      2. Managing and Printing OneNote Files
      3. Using a Web Browser and Accessing Information Resources
      4. Conclusions

    4. Use of Wireless Networks
      1. Downloading and Storing Information
      2. Using E-mail
      3. Organizing Information in OneNote within Pages
      4. Editing Features, Pictures and Other Media, Outlines, Sound
      5. Conclusions

    5. Configuring your Own Wireless Network
      1. Purchase Considers for Access Point or Router
      2. Setting up an Access Point, Configuration
      3. Synchronous and Asynchronous Communication
      4. Personalizing OneNote
      5. Integration with Office
      6. Importing and Exporting Data
      7. Conclusions

    6. Security Considerations
      1. Protecting and Securing Wi-Fi Network
      2. Multimedia on the Net
      3. Math in OneNote
      4. Sharing and Collaboration
      5. Keyboard Shortcuts in OneNote Traditional Statutes
      6. Conclusions
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

  4. 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
  1. Teachers will use methods which provide for:
    1. A non-threatening, accepting classroom environment.
    2. Project based, learning centered group instruction.
    3. Independent and cooperative learning both in and of class.

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