Module History: History of Information Technology. (2 credits)
This module reviews the history of computing from the early mechanical devices, the concept of the stored program, the machines of the late 1940's and 1950's, and the changes in architecture, underlying technololgies, and the progression from main frames, to minicomputers, supercomputers, microcomputers and embedded computers, and networking. This module will conclude with two or three societal and/or ethical issues
The learner is expected to have the following preparation:
while none is required, the course is more meaningful after some familiarity with computers and thier uses.
Partnership courses satisfying this module: none
There is no prerequisite for this module.
The module maps is intended for persons who did not cover the topics of part 1 in earlier courses