This course is one of the 5 courses of an introductory business information systems series, designed to introduce you to the amazing world of Information Technology.
The series of courses is designed so that a professional in a field outside the information technologies (financial, administrative or managerial) acquires the basic knowledge in Information Technology to be able to interact more profitably with the computer and telecommunications specialists of your company or other corporations with which you are related, being able to specify requirements, evaluate workloads and monitor results in a much more effective way.
The syllabus of the series is based on the CLEP Information Systems and Computer Applications exam.
In this Computer Science course we will deal with cybersecurity and various other social aspects of ICT, such as its effect on globalization, business strategy and other economic processes, ergonomics, cloud computing and professionalcareers in the field of ICT.
By completing the series of 5 courses, you will be prepared to interact effectively with specialists in the Information Technology sector (and pass the CLEP ISCA exam if you wish).
- In this course you will learn about:The effects of ICT in processes such as globalization, e-commerce, business strategy, competition and outsourcing, among others
- Cybersecurity concepts related to intellectual property, privacy, hackers; threats and how to defend us against them.
- The phenomenon of Web 2.0 and social networks
- The different professional careers that can be chosen in the world of IT
Dr. Carlos Turró is Head of Media Services at the Universitat Politécnica de Valencia. He has published more than 50 articles about information systems and educational technologies in international conferences and journals. His recent work on the design and development of Polimedia for Video e-Learning has received the Spanish FICOD award and several other international awards, including being finalist for the EUNIS ETLF award. He is also working on the transLectures project for transcription and translation of video lectures.
Dr. Carlos Turró es el responsable de los servicios multimedia de la Universidad y el administrador de la red de datos. Ha publicado más de 50 artículos sobre tecnologías de la información y su aplicación a la educación en conferencias y revistas internacionales. Su trabajo en el diseño desarrollo de Polimedia para el aprendizaje en vídeo ha recibido el premio FICOD de la administración española y ha sido finalista en los premios ETLF de EUNIS. También forma parte del proyecto Translectures para la transcripción y traducción automática de vídeos educacionales.