ICS101 Introduction to Computer and Information Technology

Welcome to ICS101 Introduction to Computer and Information Technology

Instructor: Dr. Seung Hwan Kang (Ken)

2 / 2011

Provisional schedule:

Tuesday 10:00-12:00 p.m. PC317

Thursday 10:00-12:00 p.m. PC301


ICS101 Introduction to Computer and Information Technology 3 (2-2-0) credits
ICS101 Introduction to Computer and Information Technology 0 (2-2-5) credits
Prerequisite: None

Course Description

This course introduces students to the concepts of computer technology and information system for the role of business-information processing system. It discusses social and ethical issues in computing. Knowledge of appropriate application software and tools will be required for course-work, including Word processing, Spreadsheets, Internet tools and Web browser.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course the students will be able to:

  • Understand basic operations and concepts of computers as they relate to information communication, human beings, and society.
  • Analyze the ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology.
  • Know how a computer system is developed for personal and organizational uses.
  • Use computer-technology as a tool in terms of productivity, communications, research, problem solving and decision making.
  • Develop positive attitudes toward computer and information technology uses that support lifelong learning, collaboration, personal pursuits, and productivity.


  1. Williams, B. and Sawyer, S. (2010) Using Information Technology, Complete Edition, 9th ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, NY. (required)
  2. Shaffer, A., Carey, P., Finnegan, K., Adamski, J., Ageloff, R., Zimmerman, S. and Zimmeman, B. (2008) New Perspectives on Microsoft Office 2007, First Course, Windows Vista Edition, 1st edn, Thomson & Course Technology. (recommended)

All other subject materials will be posted via e-Learning (http://elearning.payap.ac.th)

Exemption Test

09 – 12 noon, Wednesday, 26th October 2011


100 marks (100%)

Part A – 50 Multiple Choice Questions (1 mark each)

Part B – 30 True / False Questions (1 mark each)

Part C – 4 Short-Answer Questions (5 marks each)

3 Hours

You must score at least 60%

Course Syllabus

    • ICS101_2_2011_Course_Syllabus.pdf