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Learning Exercise: Computer and Internet Technology Research

Title:
Computer and Internet Technology Research
Material:
Description:
Use Webopedia to track down definitions of technology terms as well as revealing relationships between technologies.
Course: Computer Literacy and/or Intro to Information Systems

Info

Submitted by:
George Schell
Date Last Modified:
May 16, 2000

Exercise

Access the Webopedia site and search for the term "ERP." What does "ERP" stand for and is it hardware, software, or something else? Write a two paragraph (6 to 10 sentences) synopsis of ERP. Be sure to identify at least two major ERP vendors. Also, report the amount of ERP sales world-wide and provide the reference for the sales amount you report. [Note: you may need to link to related articles and Web pages referenced within Webopedia.]

Categories

Audience

  • College Lower Div Major

Topics

reference material for computer and Internet technology

Requirements

none

Learning Objectives

Learn how to use the Webopedia resource to research terms and concepts of information technology.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity
  • Unsupervised

Technical Notes

none