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Tsl 061 (Computer Literacy)

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Tsl 061 (Computer Literacy)

  1. 1. welcome to: TSL 061: Computer Literacy Page 1
  2. 2. Basic Information:Code : TSL 061Course : Computer LiteracyLevel : Asasi TESLCredit Unit: 2 Contact Hour : 2 Page 2
  3. 3. Course Description: This course: •prepares students to function in the information age where Computer Literacy is becoming a prerequisite in any discipline a student chooses. •provides students with the basics for understanding concepts necessary for success in the Information Age. •aims to instil in students the significance of ICT in today’s world and to give students a basis for acquiring the necessary computer related skills. Page 3
  4. 4. Course Outcomes: Upon completion of this subject, student should be able to:- •identify the components of a computer: input devices, output devices, system unit, storage devices and communication devices; •apply the ICT skills (word processing, presentation and web and internet) appropriately; Page 4
  5. 5. Course Outcomes: Upon completion of this subject, student should be able to:- •demonstrate both ICT and language skills on the use of ICT in academic setting through conducting a mini survey; •produce a creative computer-based product using basic MS Office applications and/or other applicable/appropriate software. Page 5
  6. 6. Syllabus Content The topics that will be covered are: •Introduction to Computers •Operating Systems and Utility Programs •Application Software •The Internet and World •The Components of the System Unit •Input and Output •Storage •Communications and Networks •Computer Security and Safety, Ethics, and Privacy •Living Digitally •Mini survey Page 6
  7. 7. Teaching MethodologyMethods of instruction include:LecturesGroup discussionsHands-on ActivitiesPresentationsAcademic Field trip(s) - (virtual/physical) Page 7
  8. 8. AssessmentMethods of instruction include:Quiz 1 20%Quiz 2 20%Task 1 (ICT Survey in Academic Setting) 30 %Group WorkTask 2 (Computer-based Product) 30%Individual Work________TOTAL 100% Page 8
  9. 9. Required TextREQUIRED TEXTShelly, G. Vermaat, M., Quasney, J., Sebok, S., and Freund, S. (2012).Discovering Computers: Your Interactive Guide to the Digital World(International Edition). Course Technology, Cengage Learning. Price: RM 60 Page 9

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