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COURSE NUMBER: BOFF265
COURSE TITLE:Virtual Technology for Business
DIVISION:Business
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:45
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:Hybrid

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Virtual technology is becoming an increasingly import part of the professional arena; new and emerging technologies are inundating the workplace. This course is designed to introduce students to a variety of virtual technology platforms, prompting them to be more comfortable with the ever-changing world of technology and ultimately making them more marketable to employers. Topics will include using digital tools efficiently, such as email, calendars, e-meetings, and more. At the end of the course, students should be proficient in communicating virtually, confident in their ability to learn new technologies and comfortable using technology to enhance their personal work performance.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES: Students should display decent computer literacy before enrolling in the course.


STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Identify and apply digital tools as an efficient business professional.
  • Develop email skills to better communicate, organize, and collaborate in the business environment.
  • Utilize and compare a variety of online applications and programs designed for the business professional.
  • Compile and conduct a professional, electronic meeting.
  • Participate in and evaluate the effectiveness and professionalism of a variety of electronic meetings.
  • Analyze the tools required to participate and manage a virtual team.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Digital tools and technology in the workplace
  2. Understanding the need of flexibility and resourcefulness in the workplace
  3. Using digital tools to streamline job responsibilities
  4. Techniques and fundamentals of Outlook
  5. Techniques and fundamentals of OneNote
  6. Techniques and fundamentals of Google
  7. Techniques and fundamentals of Calendly and other calendar tools
  8. Techniques and fundamentals of Doodle and other scheduling services
  9. Conducting e-meetings and exploring e-meeting services
  10. Sourcing top business applications for use in the workplace

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Outlook for Dummies
By: Bill Dyszel
ISBN#: 9781119076889

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Quizzes – 20%
Discussion Posts – 15%
Assignments – 25%
Group Presentations/Activities – 15%
Final Project – 25%

The following percentages will be used to determine grades:

90-100% = A

  80-89% = B

  70-79% = C

  60-69% = D

  00-59% = F


BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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