CST-356-90, Internet Communication
SCHEDULE/DAY/TIME: Online, 09/04/2012-12/11/2012
Class is online at learn.ndm.edu. There will be weekly readings, discussions, and assignments. Students must have access to the Internet to participate in this class.
This course will examine the advantages and challenges of the Internet for business communication. The uses of the Internet, Intranet and Extranet as business tools will be explored.
Required Text: Web 2.0 Concepts and Applications, Shelly/Frydenberg, Course Technology/Cengage.
- Describe purpose and audience for Internet, Intranet, Extranet systems
- Define information management with respect to businesses, organizations, communities
- Analyze the value creation of electronic communication technologies
- Chart the management of the extended and virtual data systems
- Effectively use human-computer interaction concepts for net communications
- Outline measures to ensure privacy and security
METHODS OF INSTRUCTION:
- Online discussion
- Student research
ASSIGNMENTS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Research - 20%
Discussion - 20%
Projects - 30%
Tests/Quizzes - 30%
Students must have Internet access, either from home or by using the college computer labs.
Students are expected to participate in online class discussion and activities.
Research papers with at least 2 references from reliable computer journals and web resources (educational institutions, government reports, and computer journals.)
Students will participate in a weekly online discussion. Each student is required to: read chapter material, answer online questions, post a thoughtful question or comment on Blackboard.ndm.edu, and respond to at least 2 posted questions/comments, citing readings. Each post should be 75-100 words. Initial post should be by Wednesday of each week. Each post should be on different days.
Weekly projects will be assigned, and submitted to learn.ndm.edu
Tests/Quizzes will be assigned and given on the class material during the semester.