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Active as of Fall Semester 2014

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Survey of Web-Based Tools

2. Course Prefix & Number:
COMP 1140

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

4. Course Description:

This course focuses on using current technology tools for collaboration, entertainment, professional development, system security, and networking on the Internet. Innovative technologies that will be explored include many of the following: social networking sites (MySpace, Friendster, Facebook, LinkedIn), virtual technologies (virtual environments, 3D chat, avatars, and online meetings), social network integration tools (RSS feeds, wikis, blogs, mashups, podcasts), voice and video collaboration tools and file sharing services (VoIP, TokBox, Skype, Twitter, Facetime, SnapChat, Instagram, Pinterest Windows Live Mesh, Live Meeting, Animoto), security and personal safety (firewall technology, anti-spyware, anti-virus, anti-spam, phishing and identity theft, netiquette and ethnics), marketing and business tools (Flickr and E-bay), Web 3.0 application design strategies, and career opportunities on today's Web.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

COMP 1140 - Survey of Web-Based Tools

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

COMP 1140 - Survey of Web-Based Tools

There are no corequisites for this course.