Gordon State College

Institution Information

Gordon State College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Course Details

Course Information: ETEC 1101 50G – Undergraduate, 2 credits (semester)
Subject: Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Enrollment: Check with institution. 
Term Registration DeadlineCourse Start Course End
Fall 2019 08/21/2019  08/19/2019  10/09/2019 

Special Attendance Requirements

Entirely at a distance. This course is delivered 100% through distance education technology. No visits to campus or designated site are required.  

Method of Course Instruction

The course is delivered primarily through Internet.  

Course Description

Prerequisites: None Credit Hours: (2-0-2) This course is an introduction to using personal computers to communicate with individuals and organizations and to access, store, and analyze information. Emphasis is on exploring the role of technology in present and future learning experiences. Topics include the digital divide, virtual communities, telecommuting, job search and readiness, e-commerce, globalization, privacy versus security, and intellectual property in cyberspace. Students will use their practical technology skills to create word-processed documents, an electronic presentation, and a Web page.  

Course Prerequisites

eCore Gated Orientation C  

Learning Objectives

Become effective users of technology. Develop an understanding of the social implications of emerging technologies. Utilize electronic technologies to conduct research. Critically evaluate the quality and relevance of Internet-based information resources. Select appropriate technologies and methods to compile, analyze, organize, and present relevant information effectively. Recognize the role of technology in lifelong learning.  

Required Materials

For a list of required materials, visit the eCore Courses Textbook page at http://ecore.usg.edu/courses/textbooks.php.  

Admissions and Registration Information

Student must be admitted to the institution to enroll in this course. The admission process can be handled via the Web. Student can register for this course via the Web.  

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Estimated Tuition and Fees **

 In-State Out-of-State Electronic Rate*
Tuition: $ 204.26 $ 754.80
Fees: $ 91.66 $ 91.66

* The cost of an Electronic Rate course is the same regardless of residency.

** These rates are averages of tuition rate and student fees. Actual tuition costs may vary, based on number of courses taken, student level and student major. Please be sure to contact the college or university for your specific tuition and fee amounts.

Technical Requirements

Microsoft Office Suite''s Word and PowerPoint. Quick Source Guides for Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.  


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