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Introduction to Information Technology (ICT105)
|Availability||Murdoch: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-external
|Teaching Timetables||Murdoch S1
|Description||This unit provides an introduction to computer and information technologies. It investigates the nature and value of information, computer hardware, software and communications technologies and their convergence, human-computer interaction, computer-based information systems, and the impact of information technology on organisations and society. The theory will be complemented by practical work using the major types of productivity software used in organisations today (for example, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation graphics).|
|Timetabled Learning Activities||Lectures: 2 hours per week; laboratories: 1 hour (unsupervised); optional weekly clinics.|
Co-requisite: Internet access if studying externally.
|Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Applied Accounting (BBusAppAcc)
Cyber Forensics, Information Security and Management (BSc)
Environmental Science (BEnvSc, BSc)
|Appears in these Minors|
|Internet Access Requirements||Murdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.|
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