Introduction to Engineering Technology (1) Introduction to engineering technology and the use of computer methods for analyzing and solving engineering technology problems; microcomputer fundamentals, word processing, spreadsheet, and database software packages.
EET 002S Introduction to Engineering Technology (1)
The primary objective of this course is to teach basic computer skills and the use of basic computer word processing and spreadsheet applications, as well as the fundamentals of formal report writing. More specifically, students learn to use Microsoft Word (word processing) and Excel (spreadsheet) for the preparation of laboratory reports and business documentation. In addition to these applications, the course should also address as many of the following topics as possible:
* Windows operating system
* Selection of a personal computer
* Communication through electronic mail (e-mail)
* Use of the World Wide Web
* Preparation of professional letters and reports
* Use of an HTML editor to create web pages and use of File Transfer Protocol
* Integration of drawing, image, and spreadsheet files into word processing documents
* Technical problem solving
The course should also provide the student with an introduction to the field of engineering technology, with a discussion of job and educational opportunities in the field. Homework and other exercises should, wherever possible, allow the student to investigate the different aspects of engineering technology, or to interact with other faculty, students, or professionals involved with engineering technology.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.