IT Career Exploration reviews
It was a brief, but interesting course. I feel like there could have been a little more to it.
This course seemed very based or only part of the careers available in IT. Server administration, technical support roles, product owner, project management, and a lot of other roles were missing. I would have liked to seen a breakdown of the various engineering roles including cloud engineer. Also, data analytics, AI and cybersecurity weren't touched on at all.
This class was a great introduction to different IT careers. They focused mostly on the development side of IT though and did not explore security, storage, virtualization, etc. Overall good course for the basics and did not take to long to go through at all.
Very nice course full of information. Highly recommend
really fun course that teaches you the essentials you need to know to take your first steps in the it world.
good course. I didn't like the touch stone.
An interesting course.
I wish it included information about the Cybersecurity/Information Assurance field. It was focused entirely on Developers and production-based fields.
Super easy but VERY informative. Its a win from me.
This was a good overview of different IT Careers
Super easy and simple course, nothing complicated at all. Took me less than an hour to finish, dont be turned off by the touchstones, its not graded and are just some simple questions to answer, as soon as you press submit on 2nd touchstone your done with the course.
This course was fun and easy. I learned so much taking this course. I enjoyed way the touchstone required feedback instead of having to compose a 200-500+ word essay.
Super fast. soon as I hit submit on my second touchstone, the course was finished-so they aren't even graded/looked at.
Take IT Career Exploration online at your own pace
Dig into the various roles and responsibilities of IT professionals and find out the skills necessary to succeed in an IT career. Take this self-paced, online course via laptop, tablet or phone.
ACE Credit®-recommended for 1.0 semester credits
This course demystifies the elusive IT industry by discussing the skills you really need to thrive, explaining how teams work together to build software, and giving you a real look at what it is like to work in the different roles including User Experience Designer (UX), Quality Assurance Engineer (QA), iOS Developer, Web Developer, and Software Engineer.
Assessments and grading
In this IT Career Exploration course, you will complete six formative assessments, one short summative assessment and two self-assessments.
At the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
- Identify the 21st-century employability skills
- Recall the steps in the software development life cycle and methodologies
- Recognize the skills and problems associated with user experience work
- Recognize the skills and problems associated with quality assurance work
- Recognize the skills and problems associated with iOS engineering work
- Recognize the skills and problems associated with web development work
- Recognize the skills and problems associated with software engineering work
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