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ADIT 1349 Collaborative Computing (Fall/Spring: 4 )


Course Description

This online course explores collaborative computing principles using familiar social media apps and tools (such as Google Documents, Google Hangouts, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, and more), distributed computing technologies (such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and related cryptocurrencies), peer-to-peer file sharing (such as BitTorrent), brute-force hacking "robot networks" and "zombie networks", virtual reality, virtual worlds, video games, and standard business software. During this course students explore the collaborative use of versatile and powerful state-of-the-art desktop, mobile and Web applications. Topics covered include operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation tools, network applications and protocols, client/server applications, network architectures, Web publishing, and collaborative document concepts.


Schedule: Biennially

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Comfortable using the Microsoft Windows or Macintosh operating system [includes being fully experienced with the process of installing new software on your own computer]. Tablet computers, notebooks and similar low-powered computers are not capable of running the graphics software required for this course. A traditional desktop or laptop computer is required.


Last Updated: 30-Oct-17