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Principles of Information Systems (ICT107)
|Availability||Murdoch: S2-internal, S2-external
|Teaching Timetables||Murdoch S2
|Description||This unit provides an introduction to the principles of information systems and informatics. The broad themes underpinning the information systems discipline are explored, including communication, representation, recording, problem solving, decision making, and systems theory; and the organisational and technical contexts essential for the design and development of information systems are covered. Tutorial and practical sessions complement the theory material.|
|Timetabled Learning Activities||Lectures: 2 hours per week; tutorials: 2 hours per week (1 hour unsupervised).
Co-requisite: Internet access if studying externally.
|Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
|Business Information Systems (BSc)
Cyber Forensics, Information Security and Management (BSc)
Information Technology Management (BITMan)
|Appears in these Minors||Cyber Forensics
|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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