ET-501: Computer Applications

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: ET-501 Computer Applications

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 3 laboratory hours

Credits: 1

Pre-requisites (if any): None

Co-requisites (if any): None

Course Description in college catalog:

A practical course for the technically oriented student to provide an understanding of how to use the computer as an engineering tool. Topics include: computer operation, word processing to enhance lab reports, input/output devices, graphics software, technical use of spreadsheets, use of application programs, telecommunications and information accessing, and computer sound. Provides hands-on experience in the Department's computer center with applications specific to Engineering Technology.

Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:

Computer Engineering Technology

General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.

  1. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

Course objectives/expected student learning outcomes
Course Objectives Learning Outcomes
Student shall demonstrate knowledge in preparing and delivering effective oral presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint. The presentation should also have visual aids, textual literature, and animation effects to support the assigned social technology issue. Student Outcome F: an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature. Activity: Final Project (Individual Final Project)
Student shall be able to engage in research to compile information and data that will support the argument of the student perspective on a technology issue. Student Outcome G: an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development. Activity: Final Project (Individual Final Project)
Student shall have the knowledge to identify a social technology issue, compile information to develop an argument of supporting the chosen issue, and propose solutions to it as an engineering technology student. Student Outcome H: an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity. Activity: Final Project (Individual Final Project)

Program-specific outcomes

Student Outcome F: an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.

Student Outcome G: an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.

Student Outcome H: an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity.

Other program outcomes (if applicable).

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study

Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:

Course objectives/expected student learning outcomes
ITEM GRADE
In Lab Grade 20%
Lab Report Grade 20%
Exam 1, 2, and 3 (10% each) 30%
Final Project Report 15%
Final Project Presentation 15%
TOTAL 100 %

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Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).

Disabilities
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.

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