INFORMATION SYSTEM INFRASTRUCTURE

CSE1SIX

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject covers topics on PC hardware and peripherals, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware and network connectivity issues. It also covers techniques on installing and configuring operating systems including Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux. It addresses a wide spectrum of fundamental technical concepts on networking and/or databases, assesses and validates the candidate's technical knowledge of either networking or database system. This subject is designed to prepare students for undertaking two vendor certifications on hardware and networking or database fundamentals.

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 into SBAIO and must have passed CSE1ITX

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNetworking Fundamentals, Exam 98-366PrescribedMicrosoft Official Academic Course 2011John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
ReadingsDatabase Administration Fundamentals, Exam 98-364PrescribedMicrosoft Official Academic Course 2012John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
ReadingsSQL Database FundamentalsRecommendedMalcolm G. and Randall C. 2017Microsoft Virtual Academy
ReadingsNetworking FundamentalsRecommendedChapman C. and Willingham T. 2013Microsoft Virtual Academy
ReadingsTest Out: PC ProPrescribed2016Test Out
ReadingsInformation System InfrastructureRecommendedDidasko Digital, 2018Didasko

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify and discuss the functions of computer hardware to meet clients' requirements.

Activities:
Webinars on computer hardware. Self-paced practical activities from the virtual environment "TestOut" resources are used whereby students can work within a simulated environment.

02. Explain the main functions of an operating system and the role of utility software and install, configure and troubleshoot an operating system to satisfy business requirements.

Activities:
Webinars on operating systems. Self-checking questions (online quizzes and short answer self-paced assessments) and online practical activities on installing, configuring and troubleshooting an operating system within a simulated environment.

03. Discuss the purpose and components of computer networks and build a network to address business requirements.

Activities:
Webinars on networking. Self-checking questions (online quizzes and short answer self-paced assessments) and online practical activities on building a network within a simulated environment.

04. Explain the technical concepts of an information system infrastructure and apply them to business cases.

Activities:
Webinars and discussion forums, including practical demonstrations, to describe the technical concepts of an information system infrastructure.

05. Interpret the IT requirements of a business client and design an appropriate information system infrastructure.

Activities:
Webinars and discussion forums, including practical demonstrations on either network infrastructure including hardware, protocols and services or a database management system.

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.10 01
Networking Assignment (equivalent to 1200-words)A practical scenario-based report on a networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network.30 03
Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on an operating system. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. An utility software will also be installed on the operating system.35 02
One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.25 04, 05

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.10 01
Networking Assignment (equivalent to 1200-words)A practical scenario-based report on a networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network.30 03
Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on an operating system. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. An utility software will also be installed on the operating system.35 02
One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.25 04, 05

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*
One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.10 01
Networking Assignment (equivalent to 1200-words)A practical scenario-based report on a networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network.30 03
Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on an operating system. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. An utility software will also be installed on the operating system.35 02
One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.25 04, 05

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*
One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.10 01
Networking Assignment (equivalent to 1200-words)A practical scenario-based report on a networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network.30 03
Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on an operating system. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. An utility software will also be installed on the operating system.35 02
One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.25 04, 05

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*
One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.10 01
Networking Assignment (equivalent to 1200-words)A practical scenario-based report on a networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network.30 03
Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on an operating system. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. An utility software will also be installed on the operating system.35 02
One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.25 04, 05

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.10 01
Networking Assignment (equivalent to 1200-words)A practical scenario-based report on a networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network.30 03
Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on an operating system. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. An utility software will also be installed on the operating system.35 02
One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.25 04, 05

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.10 01
Networking Assignment (equivalent to 1200-words)A practical scenario-based report on a networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network.30 03
Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on an operating system. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. An utility software will also be installed on the operating system.35 02
One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.25 04, 05

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.10 01
Networking Assignment (equivalent to 1200-words)A practical scenario-based report on a networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network.30 03
Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on an operating system. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. An utility software will also be installed on the operating system.35 02
One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.25 04, 05

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.10 01
Networking Assignment (equivalent to 1200-words)A practical scenario-based report on a networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network.30 03
Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on an operating system. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. An utility software will also be installed on the operating system.35 02
One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.25 04, 05

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.10 01
Networking Assignment (equivalent to 1200-words)A practical scenario-based report on a networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network.30 03
Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on an operating system. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. An utility software will also be installed on the operating system.35 02
One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.25 04, 05

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.10 01
Networking Assignment (equivalent to 1200-words)A practical scenario-based report on a networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network.30 03
Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on an operating system. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. An utility software will also be installed on the operating system.35 02
One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.25 04, 05

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.10 01
Networking Assignment (equivalent to 1200-words)A practical scenario-based report on a networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network.30 03
Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on an operating system. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. An utility software will also be installed on the operating system.35 02
One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.25 04, 05