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Re: [school-discuss] recommendation request for Intro to IT class syllabus


I use resources at http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/courses/courses/index.htm   and
  http://ocw.tufts.edu/CourseList .

I have not checked this out but it looks good . . .
http://www.opencontentalliance.org/contributors/ .

Good luck!


Quoting Micheal Cooper <cooper.me@xxxxxxxxx>:

> I mostly lurk on this mailing list and learn a great deal from the
> posters, but in addition to sysadmin duties, I will be team-teaching
> Intro to IT to incoming first-year students starting next April. The
> college is an English-immersion liberal arts college for Japanese
> students.
> Students: Japanese first-year college students
> Medium: English
> Platform: Windows computer lab, but free to switch between Windows and
> Macintosh rooms
> There will have to be a good dose of practical skills education, since
> they will need to learn to connect to the file server shares, select a
> printer, use the office suite, etc., but I am wondering if anyone
> knows of a good resource that would give me a framework for
> structuring the class. Ideally, I would like to move all the students
> over to OpenOffice, but I won't be able to get that through the
> faculty on my first teaching assignment.
> Other ideas that I have are:
> using Google well (using the regex-like options like site:, define:,
> minus sign for NOT, etc.
> mail merge to produce personalized documents (they can use these for
> clubs and the college festival)
> database-like lists in spreadsheets as a way to manage information
> Anyone know of sites that host or list computer literacy syllabi and
> resources?
> -- 
> Micheal Cooper
> Miyazaki, Japan (GMT+9, no DST)