INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FUNDAMENTALS

CSE1ITF

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will be provided with a general and practical introduction to information technology for students in all disciplines. 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.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTim Whitfort

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, INT1ITF

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBENDIGO CAMPUS: Discovering computers 2009 (introductory)PrescribedShelly, Cashman & Vermaat.THOMSON, 2009
ReadingsFSTE First Year Survival Guide (second edition)RecommendedFaculty of Science, Technology and EngineeringLA TROBE UNIVERSITY 2012

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTim Whitfort

Class requirements

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

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"tutorial/laboratory class"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 2-hour examinationHurdle requirement: In order to pass the unit, students must obtain an overall pass grade, pass the examination and pass the overall non-examination components.60
one 750-word assignment15
one 750-word assignment15
five tutorial assessments10

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJinli Cao

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"laboratory/tutorial class"

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 2-hour examinationHurdle requirement: In order to pass the unit, students must obtain an overall pass grade, pass the examination and pass the overall non-examination components.60
four assignments equivalent to 2000-words40