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Introduction to Information Technology

Introduction to Information Technology

Sophia's Introduction to Information Technology course provides students with an overview of information systems including hardware and software components, networking, database management, and issues related to privacy, security and ethics. Students will learn how computers represent, store, and process information and how businesses and organizations use technology and information systems to make decisions. Full Description

  • Guaranteed Credit Transfer to Capella University
  • 4.5 quarter credits at Capella University
  • Capella University Equivalency: IT1500 Technology Transfer Elective
  • Category: Technology

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This course uses problem-based learning to help you apply knowledge to real-life situations, giving you a deeper understanding of the material as it relates to the world around you.

Overview
Introduction to Information Technology gives you a general overview of information systems, security issues, and how businesses use technology and information systems. Topics include:

  • Computer Basics
  • Application Software
  • Understanding Networks and the Internet
  • Software Development and IT Careers

Assessments & Grading
This is a pass/fail course. You'll complete 12 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 4 Milestone assessments (these are like tests), with an overall score of 70% or better.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of this class, you'll be able to define different types of hardware, software, operating systems and networks, apply HTML tags, and learn about IT tools used to maintain and evolve information systems.

For more course details and Learning Outcomes, download the syllabus.

Reviews

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11 Student Reviews
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by Jennifer M. on December 13, 2017
Awesome class!
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by Stefan E. on December 13, 2017
Good course overall, questions in the challenges/milestones can be a little unclear.
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by Katie G. on November 21, 2017
Super easy course. This is a great way to quickly take care of a general elective in need of fulfillment.
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by Maria O. on November 12, 2017
Not bad, completed in 3 days.
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by shelly c. on November 12, 2017
I liked the class so much I am thinking of switching my major
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by Nathan W. on November 6, 2017
A well-organized course with a good overview of pretty much every basic someone would need to know about hardware, software, networks, and databases. I highly recommend!
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by Robert M. on November 4, 2017
Excellent course. Easy to understand and full of good knowledge. Completed in 4 weeks.
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by Karen D. on October 16, 2017
This course was clear and moved quickly. I completed this course in just a few days. Proctor U continues to be frustrating.
Sophia replied on October 17, 2017

Congratulations on taking advantage of the self-paced format of Sophia courses to complete Introduction to Information Technology well ahead of schedule! We appreciate any/all feedback on ProctorU as we continue to work with them on the overall testing experience. Thank you!

— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach

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  • Q: How am I graded in the course?
    A: Your overall score is derived from how you do on two types of assessments: Challenges, which are formative assessments, and Milestones, which are summative assessments. Sophia’s English Composition I, Foundations of English Composition, and Public Speaking courses also include written assignments, called Touchstones, that also contribute to your overall score.
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