Applications of Information Technology
MWF 16:00:03 - 16:49:57 in Dewey 209
Information technology (IT) is permeating every aspect of organizational
operations. This course examines specific case studies with a focus
on how effective use of IT supports (and poor use of IT hinders) management,
productivity, operations, productivity, effectiveness and profitability.
Key concepts include the use and effects of IT on organizational structures
and business relationships; the cost-justification of IT investments;
the strategic roles of internetworking technologies; service levels
and information assurance as mission-critical objectives; working
with external service providers; managing the IT functions; outsourcing;
project management; and long-term perspectives on the future of IT
in a global economy. Required for the BSCSIA and BSCS degrees.
INSTRUCTOR OFFICE HOURS KABAY
Course description -- detailed assignments, grading, standards, requirements, policies,
rewards, penalties, and also the Secret of Life, the Universe and Everything.
Syllabus/schedule -- PDF file with day-by-day listing of every
required reading, quiz, exam, and deadline.
GUIDANCE FOR TERM PROJECT
Term-Project Guidelines -- how to avoid falling into a swamp of misery
GENERAL GUIDANCE FOR STUDENTS
For additional useful tips and tricks, click on the Methods link: see
Corrected Errors -- checklist for avoid grammatical and usage errors in your technical writing
Writing -- advice on style and methods in preparing term papers including notes on using references
SQ3R -- Survey/Question/Read/Recite/Review -- effective studying
Tips for Using Word -- Using Word 2007 or Word 2010 effectively, including especially using heading styles, generating table of contents automatically, using the reference database, inserting footnotes and references, and generating list of Works Cited automatically.
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