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Sustainability & Green Computing

The purpose of this guide is to provide curriculum support and resources to BSU students enrolled in Computer Science 110 - Computer Literacy & Applications, and second, to be a resource to other students and to the public who are seeking credible resour

Purpose of the Guide

Green computing, the impact of computer use on the environment, and efforts to become sustainable, are critical social/environmental issues and technology challenges.  The purpose of this guide is twofold: first, to provide curriculum support and resources to BSU students enrolled in Computer Science 110 - Computer Literacy & Applications, and second, to be a resource to other students and to the public who are seeking credible resources about this important topic. 

For Students in Computer Science 110 - Computer Literacy & Applications

Emerging Issues Topic:

This course supports Bowie State University’s efforts in sustainability. Green computing, the impact of computer use on the environment, and efforts to become sustainable are a focus.

Student Projects:

Students will be expected to complete:

* A spreadsheet to process and display quantitative data, with a demonstration of its use in What-If decision making;  

* A database design and implementation with queries to answer questions on data relationships;

* A formal paper and presentation on current emerging sustainable technology issues in the global society, using printed and online references for support.