SOS-110 Living in the Information Age

This course is designed especially for students who are re-entering academic study after a considerable hiatus in their formal schooling. Through interactive instructional software, students evaluate and strengthen their academic skills in writing, mathematics and basic information skills. In addition, through the use of different types of computer technology and by completing course assignments, students learn about the ways in which computer technology has changed and is still changing education, work, society and daily life. Learning activities include reading articles on technical subjects written for general audiences as well as writing essays and discussing topics ranging from future careers to Internet privacy.

System Requirements For Windows Users: Supported browsers for Windows 2000 (SP2-SP4) are Internet Explorer 5.5 OR 6.x, Netscape versions 6.1 and 7.x, Firefox 1.x and AOL 8; supported browsers for Windows XP are IE 6.x, Netscape 7.x, Firefox 1.x and AOL 8.

System Requirements for Macintosh Users: Recommended browsers for MAC OS 10.2.8 or higher and MAC OS 10.3.9 or higher are Safari 1.0, Firefox 1.0 and Netscape 7.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (SOS-110-OL):
Aug 2016,  Sep 2016,  Oct 2016,  Nov 2016,  Dec 2016

Semester Hours: 3

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