INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FUNDAMENTALS

CSE1ITX

2019

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, the Internet; operating systems, file management systems, security; application software modules: spreadsheets, database packages, the World Wide Web.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in SBAIO or SBACTO

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsInformation Technology FundamentalsPrescribedDidasko Digital, 2018Didasko

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify and manage computer system resources based on the client's business requirements

Activities:
Multimedia presentation and/or Didasko content on the main hardware and software components of a computer and operating systems. Self-paced online practical activities, quizzes and webinars

02. Analyse a simple IT business problem and develop a spreadsheet to model the problem.

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

03. Design and construct web pages with HTML and style sheets.

Activities:
Didasko content along with online- practical activities, discussion forums on creating and testing web pages.

04. Design and develop database systems based on business clients requirements.

Activities:
Didasko 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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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 49
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 49 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Report on hardware and operating systems (1,000-words equivalent)Part A - A written report to analyse and justify the hardware and software needs of a business. Part B # A written report on operating systems20 01
Business application spreadsheet report (500-words equivalent)A written report on developing a spreadsheet solution to satisfy the business requirements10 02
Website development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop a website for a business requirements. Students submit a link to the website that they have developed35 03, 04
Database design and development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop to satisfy the client's requirements using a Microsoft Access Database35 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Report on hardware and operating systems (1,000-words equivalent)Part A - A written report to analyse and justify the hardware and software needs of a business. Part B # A written report on operating systems20 01
Business application spreadsheet report (500-words equivalent)A written report on developing a spreadsheet solution to satisfy the business requirements10 02
Website development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop a website for a business requirements. Students submit a link to the website that they have developed35 03, 04
Database design and development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop to satisfy the client's requirements using a Microsoft Access Database35 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Report on hardware and operating systems (1,000-words equivalent)Part A - A written report to analyse and justify the hardware and software needs of a business. Part B # A written report on operating systems20 01
Business application spreadsheet report (500-words equivalent)A written report on developing a spreadsheet solution to satisfy the business requirements10 02
Website development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop a website for a business requirements. Students submit a link to the website that they have developed35 03, 04
Database design and development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop to satisfy the client's requirements using a Microsoft Access Database35 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 47
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 47 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Report on hardware and operating systems (1,000-words equivalent)Part A - A written report to analyse and justify the hardware and software needs of a business. Part B # A written report on operating systems20 01
Business application spreadsheet report (500-words equivalent)A written report on developing a spreadsheet solution to satisfy the business requirements10 02
Website development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop a website for a business requirements. Students submit a link to the website that they have developed35 03, 04
Database design and development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop to satisfy the client's requirements using a Microsoft Access Database35 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Report on hardware and operating systems (1,000-words equivalent)Part A - A written report to analyse and justify the hardware and software needs of a business. Part B # A written report on operating systems20 01
Business application spreadsheet report (500-words equivalent)A written report on developing a spreadsheet solution to satisfy the business requirements10 02
Website development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop a website for a business requirements. Students submit a link to the website that they have developed35 03, 04
Database design and development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop to satisfy the client's requirements using a Microsoft Access Database35 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 38
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 38 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Report on hardware and operating systems (1,000-words equivalent)Part A - A written report to analyse and justify the hardware and software needs of a business. Part B # A written report on operating systems20 01
Business application spreadsheet report (500-words equivalent)A written report on developing a spreadsheet solution to satisfy the business requirements10 02
Website development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop a website for a business requirements. Students submit a link to the website that they have developed35 03, 04
Database design and development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop to satisfy the client's requirements using a Microsoft Access Database35 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Report on hardware and operating systems (1,000-words equivalent)Part A - A written report to analyse and justify the hardware and software needs of a business. Part B # A written report on operating systems20 01
Business application spreadsheet report (500-words equivalent)A written report on developing a spreadsheet solution to satisfy the business requirements10 02
Website development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop a website for a business requirements. Students submit a link to the website that they have developed35 03, 04
Database design and development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop to satisfy the client's requirements using a Microsoft Access Database35 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Report on hardware and operating systems (1,000-words equivalent)Part A - A written report to analyse and justify the hardware and software needs of a business. Part B # A written report on operating systems20 01
Business application spreadsheet report (500-words equivalent)A written report on developing a spreadsheet solution to satisfy the business requirements10 02
Website development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop a website for a business requirements. Students submit a link to the website that they have developed35 03, 04
Database design and development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop to satisfy the client's requirements using a Microsoft Access Database35 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 14 - 25
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Report on hardware and operating systems (1,000-words equivalent)Part A - A written report to analyse and justify the hardware and software needs of a business. Part B # A written report on operating systems20 01
Business application spreadsheet report (500-words equivalent)A written report on developing a spreadsheet solution to satisfy the business requirements10 02
Website development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop a website for a business requirements. Students submit a link to the website that they have developed35 03, 04
Database design and development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop to satisfy the client's requirements using a Microsoft Access Database35 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Report on hardware and operating systems (1,000-words equivalent)Part A - A written report to analyse and justify the hardware and software needs of a business. Part B # A written report on operating systems20 01
Business application spreadsheet report (500-words equivalent)A written report on developing a spreadsheet solution to satisfy the business requirements10 02
Website development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop a website for a business requirements. Students submit a link to the website that they have developed35 03, 04
Database design and development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop to satisfy the client's requirements using a Microsoft Access Database35 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 06 - 17
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Report on hardware and operating systems (1,000-words equivalent)Part A - A written report to analyse and justify the hardware and software needs of a business. Part B # A written report on operating systems20 01
Business application spreadsheet report (500-words equivalent)A written report on developing a spreadsheet solution to satisfy the business requirements10 02
Website development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop a website for a business requirements. Students submit a link to the website that they have developed35 03, 04
Database design and development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop to satisfy the client's requirements using a Microsoft Access Database35 04

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 02 - 13
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Report on hardware and operating systems (1,000-words equivalent)Part A - A written report to analyse and justify the hardware and software needs of a business. Part B # A written report on operating systems20 01
Business application spreadsheet report (500-words equivalent)A written report on developing a spreadsheet solution to satisfy the business requirements10 02
Website development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop a website for a business requirements. Students submit a link to the website that they have developed35 03, 04
Database design and development assignment (1,500-words equivalent)Design and develop to satisfy the client's requirements using a Microsoft Access Database35 04