- Introduction; What is IT?
- Communication and Teamwork
- Social Computing
- Privacy; Professional Ethics
- Legal Issues; Civil Liberty
- Cloud Computing
- Mobile Computing
- Current Trends in IT
- Big Data
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Chat Rooms
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online Quizzes/Tests
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Leacture capture
- Standard Media
- Streaming Multimedia
- Web links
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
- Online Assessment
- Audio-Video streaming
This subject assumes basic computer literacy skills.
- SoftwareDetails - Word Processing Software (eg. Microsoft Word, Google Docs, etc)
- OtherDetails -
Stable broadband connection required to access online learning materials and live chat sessions / recordings.
This degree 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 degree is the practical application of the knowledge gained from the theoretical content. The material covers a broad range of introductory Information Technology concepts.
Note: There is a group work element in both of the assignments for this subject which will require regular and ongoing collaboration amongst group members.
- Assignment 1 - Assignment 2 (20%)
- Assignment 2 - Assignment 1 (20%)
- Assignment 3 - Final Written Exam (50%)
- Assignment 4 - Online Test(s) (10%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.
Click on the titles of the listed books below to find out more:
- Introduction to Information Systems, 6th Edition
- R Kelly Rainer & Brad Prince