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This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Computer Applications

This course provides an in-depth, hands-on introduction to computer applications and fundamentals. Topics include computer concepts, the operating system, and word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and Web browser applications. The course emphasizes applied computer applications skills and techniques, computer concepts and ethical considerations, and the use of computer applications as integrated tools to perform professional-level analyses. UC CREDIT LIMITATION: Credit for CSIT 110 or CSIT 120.

Subject: CSIT
Course Number: 110
Section Number: 1915
Units: 3
Instructor: Loughrey,Elaine

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
LMS link: https://blackboard.miracosta.edu
Course start page:
Course email: eloughrey@miracosta.edu
Office: Oceanside Campus - Room 4606
Office hours: TBA
Phone: 760-757-2121 ext. 6808
Instructor notes: This course is a fully online class which uses Blackboard as the course management system. All enrolled students will receive an email from the instructor one week prior to the class start date which will explain class policies and how to use Blackboard, however students will not be able to log in to the class prior to the course start date. Please verify that the email address listed for your SURF account is the email account you intend to use for the class.

Textbook information may be found at www.bkstr.com/miracostastore/home

Please note that this class uses Microsoft Office on Windows based computers. If you do not have a Windows machine, you will need to use the computers available on campus or download a Virtual Machine environment to use online at home. Instructions on how to do this will be provided at the beginning of the semester.

Email the instructor if you have additional questions: eloughrey@miracosta.edu


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