This RWLO could be applied in the
following courses: Introduction
to Computers, Introduction to Microsoft Office, Essentials of Operating
Systems, Educational Technology, and others. Specifically, this RWLO meets
the following Computer Information
Systems and/or Educational
- Use content-specific tools such as
spreadsheets and ping to
support learning and research.
- Use technology resources to facilitate
higher order and complex thinking skills, including critical thinking
and informed decision making.
- Use technology to locate, evaluate, and
collect information from a variety of sources.
- Use technology in the development of
strategies for solving problems in the real world.
This RWLO supports (at an introductory
level) some of the competencies for Computer
Science as outlined in the
following generic course description excerpted from the Draft of
Computing Curricula 2005 published by The Association For Computing
Principles and Design –
Includes a range of topics including computer communication network concepts
and protocols, multimedia systems, Web standards and technologies, network
security, wireless and mobile computing, and distributed systems.
This RWLO also might be used as an
introductory exercise to support some of the competencies for Information Systems in the following generic course
description excerpted from the IS 2002 Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate
Degree Programs in Information Systems published by
The Association For Computing Machinery (“ACM”):
IS2002.6 Networks and
Telecommunication - Students
will gain in-depth experience of networking and telecommunications
fundamentals including LANs, MANs, WANs,
intranets, the Internet, and the WWW. Data communication and
telecommunication concepts, models, standards, and protocols will be