Career & Technical Education > Education

General Information

I. Catalog Course Description

Studies the use of microcomputers in operations and word processing applicable to classroom for teachers to operate and utilize microcomputers in education. Special instruction fees.

II: Course Objectives

The successful student will demonstrate an ability to complete the following:

  • Relate the major teaching and learning theories to information technology applications in education,
  • Discuss issues and trends in educational computing.
  • Start up a computer, access a desired program using the Windows operating system, enter information into a document via the keyboard and print out the results.
  • Read, compose and send e-mail messages.
  • Describe the advantages of computer-based word processing; identify the desirable features of a good word processing program; and produce pages of printed text using Microsoft Word.
  • Identify the basic functions of and terminology associated with an electronic spreadsheet; recognize the advantages of using spreadsheets; produce and print a spreadsheet using Excel.
  • Discuss ways that computers can be used to automate some of the tasks that teachers perform; describe ways that presentation software can be used to enhance teaching; demonstrate a working knowledge of PowerPoint.
  • Describe the World Wide Web and how it works; use a browser to search for documents and explore the Internet.

III: Course Linkage

This course addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Mission by ensuring that successful students:

  • Are able to demonstrate college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can engage in meaningful self assessments and work effectively with others.
  • Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
  • Develop and improve their creative abilities.
  • Appreciate the need for continuing education and lifelong learning.
  • Will succeed at transfer institutions.

Scheduled EDU-204 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no EDU-204 classes scheduled for this term.