ICA001 - Introduction to Computers and Applications

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Subject Title
Introduction to Computers and Applications

Subject Description
In this subject students are introduced to the use of computer systems, a microcomputer operating system (MS Windows), and the following business applications: MS Word for word processing, MS PowerPoint for business presentations, and MS Excel  for spreadsheets. The student will use Windows to effectively operate a personal computer, access various Seneca computer systems, prepare word documents, create business presentations, and develop spreadsheets.

Credit Status
ICA001 is a mandatory one credit subject.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1.   Navigate MySeneca to access key information, including classes, course documents, grades, assignments, and calendar.

2.   Discuss the basic features of an operating system, including managing fies and folder structure.

3.   Produce professional-quality documents using a word processing program.

4.   Design slide-presentations for a business environment using presentation software.

5.   Develop  spreadsheets that will present numeric and graphic information to support business decision-making.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.