INSIDE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

CSE1IIT

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will be provided with a general and practical introduction to information technology for students in a range of disciplines. This subject will guide students to implement the IT skills to their field of study. It covers: fundamental principles of computer operation, the main hardware components of the computer, data storage and retrieval, introduction to system software, introduction to data communications, computer networks, the Internet; operating systems, file management systems, security, introduction to information systems; application software modules: spreadsheets, database packages, the World Wide Web.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUS1MIS or CSE1ITF

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFluency with Information Technology: Skills, Concepts and CapabilitiesPrescribedLawrence SnyderPearson

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify and discuss the functions of the main hardware and software components of a computer.

Activities:
One face-to-face lecture and one online lecture on the main hardware and software components of a computer. One associated practical class for hardware and software components of a computer.

02. Differentiate between the main types of computer networks, be able to explain the purpose of the major network components and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different data communication media.

Activities:
One face-to-face lecture and one online lecture on communication between computing devices and an introduction to the types of computer networks.

03. Analyse a simple problem and develop a spreadsheet to model the problem.

Activities:
One face-to-face lecture and one online lecture on using a spreadsheet package and guidelines for constructing spreadsheets. Two associated labs on developing spreadsheets.

04. Design and construct basic web pages using HTML and style sheets to solve a practical problem in their field of study.

Activities:
Four face-to-face lectures and four online lectures on web page design, and developing web page using HTML and CSS. Four associated labs on creating and testing web pages.

05. Develop and interpret simple database tables, queries and reports to solve practical problem in their field of study.

Activities:
Four face-to-face lectures and four online lectures on creating simple database tables and developing related queries and reports. Four associated labs on using simple DBMS to create and modify tables, queries and reports.

06. Solve practical problems in their field of study using knowledge gained during the lecture.

Activities:
One face-to-face lecture and one online lecture for subject revision and exam preparation. One associated practical class discussing practical problems and problem solving.

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Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Computer Laboratory Week: 11 - 22
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"workshop runs 6 times during duration of the subject"

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2-hour examination50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Two assignments (600 words each) equivalent to 1200 words totalFor students who are enrolled in CS+X program, each assignment will be designed according to student's field of study.30 04, 05
Weekly quiz in the lab equivalent to 800 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Computer Laboratory Week: 11 - 22
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"workshop runs 6 times during duration of the subject"

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2-hour examination50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Two assignments (600 words each) equivalent to 1200 words totalFor students who are enrolled in CS+X program, each assignment will be designed according to student's field of study.30 04, 05
Weekly quiz in the lab equivalent to 800 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Computer Laboratory Week: 32 - 42
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
Six 1.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Workshop runs 6 times over the duration of the subject"

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2-hour examination50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Two assignments (600 words each) equivalent to 1200 words totalFor students who are enrolled in CS+X program, each assignment will be designed according to student's field of study.30 04, 05
Weekly quiz in the lab equivalent to 800 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 46
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Computer Laboratory Week: 47
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day in week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 46
Six 1.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Workshop runs 6 times over the duration of the subject"

Lecture Week: 46
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2-hour examination50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Two assignments (600 words each) equivalent to 1200 words totalFor students who are enrolled in CS+X program, each assignment will be designed according to student's field of study.30 04, 05
Weekly quiz in the lab equivalent to 800 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06