Current Online Course Schedule

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Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Computer Applications

This course provides an in-depth, hands-on introduction to computer applications and fundamentals. Topics include computer concepts, the operating system, and word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and Web browser applications. The course emphasizes applied computer applications skills and techniques, computer concepts and ethical considerations, and the use of computer applications as integrated tools to perform professional-level analyses. UC CREDIT LIMITATION: Credit for CSIT 110 or CSIT 120.

Subject: CSIT
Units: 3

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
LMS link: https://blackboard.miracosta.edu
Course start page: http://blackboard.miracosta.edu/
Course email: kvanpelt@miracosta.edu
Office: Online
Office hours: Online
Phone: (760) 944-4449 x 8968
Instructor notes: This online MAC course starts Tuesday, September 4, 2012. Text for online info for students: This section of CSIT is an online course covering Office 2011 for the Mac (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), MAC OS X, Safari, and FileMaker Pro 12 (free 30-day trial version). The instructor uses Blackboard as a course management tool. In Blackboard, you can download or view your syllabus, get your weekly assignments, get your grades, and more. Please verify that you have a current email saved with your SURF account, as instructor will contact you through Blackboard with the email address attached to your SURF account. Required Operating System and Software: MAC OS X, Safari, Microsoft Office 2011 for the MAC (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), FileMaker Pro 12 (trial version) Course Materials: Office 2011 for Macintosh: The Missing Manual, Grover, ISBN 978-1-4493-9335-9 Mac OS X Snow Leopard Quick Reference Guide If you have questions before the class start date, please email the instructor at kvanpelt@miracosta.edu

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