You will use your computer as both a labor saving device and a tool for exploring ideas and to enhance personal communications. You will use it to write reports and presentations, to record and analyze data, simulate lecture demonstrations and laboratory experiments, retrieve bibliographic information and conduct research on the Internet, and much, much more.
Some of the work on the computer will be assigned to you, but you will also find uses for this educational tool on your own. You will use your computer to complete in class assignments and practice. You will use it in courses requiring an etext. You will probably use it when you complete your out of class assignments and experiences. You will come to depend on it extensively and regard it as a necessity.