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Areas of Study | | INFO190 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: INFO190
COURSE TITLE:Worksite Seminar
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:1
CONTACT HOURS:15
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:35
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person, Online

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The student has the opportunity to tour and observe professionals in the information systems area.  This provides valuable exposure to business and industry as students continue in their planned curriculum. Speakers from businesses will also further the students experiences.

PREREQUISITES:
Consent from instructor required.  Must have 15 hours towards an INFO degree.

NOTES:
This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Gain basic work experience in his/her area of study.
  • Gain an understanding of the computing in the workplace for the year 2018.
  • Make contact with professionals in his/her area of study.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Make contact with employers.
  2. Interview various professionals in the area of study.
  3. Observe and learn about skills necessary for specific jobs throughout the semester.
  4. Provide a review of the experience gained throughout the semester.

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
None

EVALUATION:
A point system will be used to evaluate a student’s progress. Points will be assigned to all work, such as lab projects, class participation, research papers, presentations, quizzes, tests and a final exam.

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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