AOS 101: Digital Literacy

Credits 5 Lecture hours per quarter 55
Quarter Offered

Course content focuses on what skills are needed to be successful digital citizens in college and beyond. Students use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create and communicate information. Interactive training and skill-based assessments are completed in a virtual environment; projects are based on real-world business situations. Touch keyboarding skills is recommended. This class may include students from multiple sections.

  1. Use cognitive and technical skills to find and evaluate digital technologies.
  2. Explain the effect of digitization on intellectual property, freedom of speech, privacy, and ethics.
  3. Describe the processes used to connect and communicate online.
  4. Describe computing components, capabilities, storage, and operating systems.
  5. Describe the transmission process of wired and wireless communication.
  6. Analyze the personal and global effect of current and emerging technologies.