EDTC 550 Information Technology
This course introduces the fundamentals of computer systems and information processing in today's work environment. The course will explain the roles of information systems, systems development, operating systems and programming, relational databases, networking concepts, and the Internet.
Topics and Objectives
Basic Information System Concepts
- Define information systems.
- Analyze the roles of information systems in the workplace.
- Examine the overall development process.
Operating Systems and Programming
- Distinguish between operating systems.
- Compare and contrast common programming languages and their feature sets.
- Examine the implementation process.
Information Systems Stored Data
- Compare and contrast types of databases.
- Analyze the role of databases in the workplace.
- Define query languages.
- Examine how an application may use query language to interface with a database.
Networking Concepts and the Internet
- Compare and contrast the different network topologies.
- Review networking hardware components.
- Distinguish between the Internet, intranets, and extranets.
Information Systems and Decision Making
- Define management information systems.
- Distinguish between different types of decision-making information systems.
- Define key concepts of knowledge management systems.
- Future trends in technology and how it affects education.
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