Introduction to Information Technology
Get real about current information technology trends, concepts, software and applications. Apply your technical knowledge in business settings. Acquire critical analysis skills to solve problems, overcome constraints and meet specified requirements.
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- 29 May 2023
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Our student advisors are here to guide you with:
- Enrolling and eligibility
- Fee and loan information
- Credit and recognition for prior learning
Upon successful completion of this course you should be able to:
- describe and apply basic concepts of contemporary technologies
- analyse human and social contexts of technological innovations
- apply the knowledge of various ICT components to create a prototype of a product/service
- identify principles of collaborative work and explain potential conflict resolution techniques
- participate effectively and creatively in a team environment
- prepare a professional and comprehensively written IT report within provided parameters
- Introduction to IT
- Tools of the professional and getting the most from them
- The impact of the social web
- Ethics, Legality and Privacy
- Cloud Computing
- Mobile technology and BYOD in the workplace
- Data collection, storage and governance
- Networking in the age of internet of things
- Robotics, machine learning and AI
- Trends and review
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- Software requirements - Word Processing Software (eg. Microsoft Word, Google Docs, etc)
- Other requirements - Stable broadband connection required to access online learning materials and live chat sessions/recordings.
This course aims to provide you with the foundation knowledge of contemporary Information Technology areas, software, applications and job skills required to enter the IT market.
A major component of the course is the practical application of the knowledge gained from the theoretical content. The material covers a broad range of introductory Information Technology concepts.
- Personal profile and project ideation (10%)
- Team project - ideation (20%)
- Team project - project proposal presentation (20%)
- Student Reflection Report (10%)
- Team project - final report (40%)
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