Winter 2013 ITEC 1000-M Introduction to Information Technologies

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Winter 2013 ITEC 1000
-
M

Introduction to Information Technologies



General Information


Instructor:

Office Location:

E
-
Mail:

Campus Phone:

Office Hours:

Classes Meet:

Classes
Held:

Classes Start:

Classes End:

Paul Kashiyama

Lassonde 2008

via Moodle Messages

416
-
736
-
2100 Ext. 20889

TBA

Wednesdays

:
11
:
30


14:3
0

TEL 0016

January 9, 2013

April

10
, 2013



See York University

Sessional Dates Web Page

for other important dates.

Prerequisites:

While there are no prerequisites, basic computer literacy and elementary math skills are assumed.



Description



This
course introduces basic concepts of contemporary information technologies (computers, networks,
telecommunications) used to process and store information in organizations. Emphasis is on the uses of
components as "black boxes": their external behavioral ca
pabilities and use, rather than their internal
construction. The course material includes both hardware and software components, which students
compare, select and combine to solve information problems.


NCR Note: No credit will be retained for this course

for students who have successfully completed or who
are currently enrolled in any computer science course at the 2000
-
level or higher. Course credit
exclusion: GL/ITEC 1011 3.00. Prior TO FALL 2009: Course credit exclusions: AK/AS/ITEC 1000 3.00,
AK/AS/IT
EC 1011 3.00, GL/ITEC 1011 3.00.


Content



Readings (See

Required Reading.)



Basic math (Grade 10 Level)



Basic Web site construction and HTML publishing including FTP and Web site management.



Productivity tools applications (MS Office™ Suite


Excel spreadsh
eet

and

Access database
)



Required Reading


Text:

The Architecture of Computer Hardware and System Software: An Information Technology
Approach
, 4th Edition by Irv Englander

Published by John Wiley & Sons ISBN:978
-
0
-
471
-
71542
-
9




Selected Supplementary Online res
ources

via the course Web site

-

T.B.A.


Grades Breakdown


Description

Weight

Due

Notes

Assignments

30%

TBA

3 @ 10% each

Midterm Exam

30%

TBA

In
-
class; No Make
-
up
available

Final Exam

40%

TBA

Official Exam Period

Total


100%




Additional

Course Requirements:



1.

All course participants

must use

the
ir

valid York University E
-
mail accounts. Non
-
yorku.ca email
accounts

may not

be used in this course
-

Be sure that
your Moodle profile is appropriately set in
order to ensure that your course site access is not interrupted.


2.

All d
eadlines specified are firm. Unless valid documented reasons exist, late submissions will
not
be accepted
.




The only
valid
medical documenta
tion for this course is the

Attending Physician's
Statement Form

(downloadable from the York Web site; a “
doctor's note
” is not
acceptable.)



In all cases,
t
imely

communication with the instructor is the student's responsibility.


3.

All participants are
required to activate York University student

"
Central Web Services (Web
Page)
" account (
not to be confused with

WebCT
)

via

Manage My Services


subject to

IT
Services

confirmat
ion.


4.

All participants are
required to successfully complete
(10/10)
York’s

Academic Integrity
Tutorial

by

January 31, 2013

and submit a copy of the results page to the instructor via the
Moodle facility to be provided. Previously completed successful tutorial results are acceptable.





How to save your results:

When the results are displayed in the browser,
simply save the page in your system with the name format
-

"ait
-
your full
name
".



Th
e saved file may then be submitted via the submission link in the
course site page.


5.

All participants are individually responsible and accountable for

staying current with all material
updates, announcements and communication forum threads

disseminated in
lectures and online.


6.

Students who are entitled to York approved
accommodations

must communicate with the
Instructor and provide support documentation


scanned document attachments to email
messages are acceptable



at least two weeks before

a specified d
eadline
.


7.

It is strongly recommended that everyone accesses the

Moodle Resources for Students
(http://moodle.yorku.ca)

in order to learn how to use this platform effectively.


By taking this
initiative, you
may

avoid
much
unnecessary confusion and frustration
new users typically
encounter.