Module information

Code

CSC1023

Name

 Introduction to Computers (Credit: 3 hours)

Average equivalent

ECTS 5

Description

This course covers the essential knowledge necessary to begin using computers as tools in personal ministry and within the church. It introduces the value of computer technology and shows the relationship between the various components of the typical computer system, describing the basic operation of computers and important software programs. Students are encouraged to consider how they might use computers to enhance their effectiveness in ministry, whether in the church or in other areas. Finally, the course discusses the impact of rapidly changing technology on society and culture.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to: 1. Practice basic computer operations and use computing terminology. 2. Evaluate how computer technology helps to advance the kingdom of God. 3. Operate a basic desktop and / or notebook (laptop) computer. 4. Access available commercial and free software for desktop and notebook computers. 5. Use word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, e-mail, mail list, web browser, and search engine programs. 6. 6Access the World Wide Web effectively and assess its positive and negative potential. 7. Apply safeguards to protect against viruses, spam, and access to improper websites while working online. 8. Analyze how to use computer technology to increase your personal productivity. 9. Recognize opportunities to use computers for evangelistic purposes. 10. Assess how using modern computer technology affects the workplace. 11. Evaluate how the use of computer technology is affecting society within your local area. 12. Apply what you have learned and use computers to advance the kingdom of God.

Mode of Study

Lecture Video (in progress) Student interaction Professor of Record Interaction Hands on

Assessment

100  objective multiple choice questions Online or pencil and paper Project Collateral Reading Assignment  (for 3 (USA) credit courses Student Learning Requirement Passmark 70%

Grading Rubric

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL OF

BIBLE AND THEOLOGY 

Bachelors of Bible and Theology

MQF Level 6 Qualification

230 ECTS Credits

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97-100 A+ 93-96 A
Superior
90-92 A-
Excellent
87-89 B+ 83-86 B
Good
80-82 B- 77-76 C+ 73-76 C
Satisfactory
70-72 C- 67-69 D+ 63-66 D 60-62 C
Poor
0-59 F
Fail
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