INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FUNDAMENTALS

CSE1ITX

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides a general and practical introduction to information technology. Areas taught include: 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-ordinatorFei Liu

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in SBAIO.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPC ProPrescribedTestOut 5/26/2016Labsim
ReadingsEnhanced Discovering Computers, 1st EditionPrescribedMisty E. Vermaat, Susan L. Sebok, Steven M. Freund, Jennifer T. Campbell, Mark Frydenberg, 2017Cengage Learning
ReadingsIllustrated Course Guide: Microsoft Office 365 & Introductory, 1st EditionPrescribedElizabeth Eisner Reding; Lynn WermersCengage Learning
ReadingsInformation Technology FundamentalsPrescribedComputer Power Institute, 2016Didasko Digital

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

Activities:
Multimedia presentation and online chapters from the prescribed textbook on the main hardware and software components of a computer. Self-paced online practical activities, quizzes and webinars will be used for the hardware and software components of a computer.

02. Identify the technology and specifications used to describe computer components and make informed choices about which device characteristics are required for a situation.

Activities:
Computer Power Learning Content and online chapters from the prescribed textbook. Self-paces practical activities from an external resource Test Out on computer components and device characteristics.

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

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbook and self-paced problems/exercises that will enhance the student's skills and knowledge to develop spreadsheets.

04. Design and construct basic web pages with HTML and style sheets.

Activities:
Computer Power Learning Content along with online-practical activities, discussion forums on creating and testing web pages.

05. Develop and interpret simple database tables, queries and reports.

Activities:
Computer Power Learning Content along with online-practical activities and webinars on using Microsoft Access database to create and modify tables, queries, forms and reports.

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Online, 2018, Study Block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Hardware solution report (equivalent to 1,000-words)A report on recommending a hardware solution with justification for a business requirement.20 01, 02
Spreadsheet development report (equivalent to 250-words)Report on developing a spreadsheet to satisfy the business requirements.5 03
Website development activitiy (equivalent to 1,250-words)Activity for developing a website for a business.35 04
Microsoft Access Database development activity (equivalent to 1,750-words)Students will develop a Microsoft Access Database to satisfy the various client requirements who currently use a paper-based system.40 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Hardware solution report (equivalent to 1,000-words)A report on recommending a hardware solution with justification for a business requirement.20 01, 02
Spreadsheet development report (equivalent to 250-words)Report on developing a spreadsheet to satisfy the business requirements.5 03
Website development activitiy (equivalent to 1,250-words)Activity for developing a website for a business.35 04
Microsoft Access Database development activity (equivalent to 1,750-words)Students will develop a Microsoft Access Database to satisfy the various client requirements who currently use a paper-based system.40 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Hardware solution report (equivalent to 1,000-words)A report on recommending a hardware solution with justification for a business requirement.20 01, 02
Spreadsheet development report (equivalent to 250-words)Report on developing a spreadsheet to satisfy the business requirements.5 03
Website development activitiy (equivalent to 1,250-words)Activity for developing a website for a business.35 04
Microsoft Access Database development activity (equivalent to 1,750-words)Students will develop a Microsoft Access Database to satisfy the various client requirements who currently use a paper-based system.40 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Hardware solution report (equivalent to 1,000-words)A report on recommending a hardware solution with justification for a business requirement.20 01, 02
Spreadsheet development report (equivalent to 250-words)Report on developing a spreadsheet to satisfy the business requirements.5 03
Website development activitiy (equivalent to 1,250-words)Activity for developing a website for a business.35 04
Microsoft Access Database development activity (equivalent to 1,750-words)Students will develop a Microsoft Access Database to satisfy the various client requirements who currently use a paper-based system.40 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Hardware solution report (equivalent to 1,000-words)A report on recommending a hardware solution with justification for a business requirement.20 01, 02
Spreadsheet development report (equivalent to 250-words)Report on developing a spreadsheet to satisfy the business requirements.5 03
Website development activitiy (equivalent to 1,250-words)Activity for developing a website for a business.35 04
Microsoft Access Database development activity (equivalent to 1,750-words)Students will develop a Microsoft Access Database to satisfy the various client requirements who currently use a paper-based system.40 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Hardware solution report (equivalent to 1,000-words)A report on recommending a hardware solution with justification for a business requirement.20 01, 02
Spreadsheet development report (equivalent to 250-words)Report on developing a spreadsheet to satisfy the business requirements.5 03
Website development activitiy (equivalent to 1,250-words)Activity for developing a website for a business.35 04
Microsoft Access Database development activity (equivalent to 1,750-words)Students will develop a Microsoft Access Database to satisfy the various client requirements who currently use a paper-based system.40 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Hardware solution report (equivalent to 1,000-words)A report on recommending a hardware solution with justification for a business requirement.20 01, 02
Spreadsheet development report (equivalent to 250-words)Report on developing a spreadsheet to satisfy the business requirements.5 03
Website development activitiy (equivalent to 1,250-words)Activity for developing a website for a business.35 04
Microsoft Access Database development activity (equivalent to 1,750-words)Students will develop a Microsoft Access Database to satisfy the various client requirements who currently use a paper-based system.40 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Hardware solution report (equivalent to 1,000-words)A report on recommending a hardware solution with justification for a business requirement.20 01, 02
Spreadsheet development report (equivalent to 250-words)Report on developing a spreadsheet to satisfy the business requirements.5 03
Website development activitiy (equivalent to 1,250-words)Activity for developing a website for a business.35 04
Microsoft Access Database development activity (equivalent to 1,750-words)Students will develop a Microsoft Access Database to satisfy the various client requirements who currently use a paper-based system.40 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Hardware solution report (equivalent to 1,000-words)A report on recommending a hardware solution with justification for a business requirement.20 01, 02
Spreadsheet development report (equivalent to 250-words)Report on developing a spreadsheet to satisfy the business requirements.5 03
Website development activitiy (equivalent to 1,250-words)Activity for developing a website for a business.35 04
Microsoft Access Database development activity (equivalent to 1,750-words)Students will develop a Microsoft Access Database to satisfy the various client requirements who currently use a paper-based system.40 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Hardware solution report (equivalent to 1,000-words)A report on recommending a hardware solution with justification for a business requirement.20 01, 02
Spreadsheet development report (equivalent to 250-words)Report on developing a spreadsheet to satisfy the business requirements.5 03
Website development activitiy (equivalent to 1,250-words)Activity for developing a website for a business.35 04
Microsoft Access Database development activity (equivalent to 1,750-words)Students will develop a Microsoft Access Database to satisfy the various client requirements who currently use a paper-based system.40 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Hardware solution report (equivalent to 1,000-words)A report on recommending a hardware solution with justification for a business requirement.20 01, 02
Spreadsheet development report (equivalent to 250-words)Report on developing a spreadsheet to satisfy the business requirements.5 03
Website development activitiy (equivalent to 1,250-words)Activity for developing a website for a business.35 04
Microsoft Access Database development activity (equivalent to 1,750-words)Students will develop a Microsoft Access Database to satisfy the various client requirements who currently use a paper-based system.40 05

Online, 2018, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Hardware solution report (equivalent to 1,000-words)A report on recommending a hardware solution with justification for a business requirement.20 01, 02
Spreadsheet development report (equivalent to 250-words)Report on developing a spreadsheet to satisfy the business requirements.5 03
Website development activitiy (equivalent to 1,250-words)Activity for developing a website for a business.35 04
Microsoft Access Database development activity (equivalent to 1,750-words)Students will develop a Microsoft Access Database to satisfy the various client requirements who currently use a paper-based system.40 05