420-706-VA, Computer Skills
In this course, students will acquire the computer skills for gathering accurate input data to create a database, perform data analysis and interpretation; and finally, present this data for establishing the profile of environmental and ecological resources by integrating recent computer technologies. Students will crate their own web site to store this data and will also access data stored in other web sites. Appropriate techniques and computer software will be taught to enable students to write a complete scientific document by including information from different data sources such as other scientific documents, databases, worksheets, XML data files, and so forth.