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CIS 2: Computers and the Internet in Society

A critical examination of the capabilities and uses of the Internet, computers and cellular communications, and how they are changing business, law, politics, health, education, entertainment, and society.

Course format is question-based student discussions and collaborative group projects.

CIS 2 Computers and the Internet in Society is a GE course. This is the online education section. The course includes lots of reading, discussing, critical thinking, and web-based research. CIS 2 is concerned primarily with the uses of technology (good and bad) and issues for society. We cover everything from accessibility for people with disabilities to identity theft. We discuss and research the impact of technology on computer crime, copyright, education, medicine, business and ethical issues.

CIS 89A: Web Page Development

Fundamentals of Web page design and creation: designing, encoding, and maintaining pages on the World Wide Web using HTML/HTML5.

Course format is skill-based practice using HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) along with question-based student discussions.

This is the online education section. The course includes directed activities to design and develop web pages using web-based technologies. There is also reading, discussing, critical thinking to encourage application of development skills in a broader context.

 

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