INSIDE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

CSE1IIT

2020

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-ordinatorNasser Sabar

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 the functions of the main hardware and software components of computers.

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. Describe various types of computer networks, their purposes, strengths and weaknesses.

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. Examine simple information technology problems and develop spreadsheets to model each 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 practical problems.

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 problems.

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.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNasser Sabar

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 examination (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02, 03
Two assignments (equivalent to 1600 words in total)Assignment 1 is on website construction using HTML. Assignment 2 tackles simple database construction and data manipulation. 40 04, 05
Weekly quiz in the lab (equivalent to 800 words in total)There are 10 quizzes in total. Each last for 5 minutes.20 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2020, LTU Term 4, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNasser Sabar

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 30 - 35
Two 1.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via online.

Laboratory Class Week: 30 - 35
Two 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via online.
"2 by 2 hours online lab per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour examination (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02, 03
Two assignments (equivalent to 1600 words in total)Assignment 1 is on website construction using HTML. Assignment 2 tackles simple database construction and data manipulation. 40 04, 05
Weekly quiz in the lab (equivalent to 800 words in total)There are 10 quizzes in total. Each last for 5 minutes.20 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2020, LTU Term 6, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNasser Sabar

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 45 - 50
Two 1.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 50 and delivered via online.

Laboratory Class Week: 45 - 50
Two 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 50 and delivered via online.
"2 by 2 hours online lab per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour examination (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02, 03
Two assignments (equivalent to 1600 words in total)Assignment 1 is on website construction using HTML. Assignment 2 tackles simple database construction and data manipulation. 40 04, 05
Weekly quiz in the lab (equivalent to 800 words in total)There are 10 quizzes in total. Each last for 5 minutes.20 01, 02, 03

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNasser Sabar

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 examination (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02, 03
Two assignments (equivalent to 1600 words in total)Assignment 1 is on website construction using HTML. Assignment 2 tackles simple database construction and data manipulation. 40 04, 05
Weekly quiz in the lab (equivalent to 800 words in total)There are 10 quizzes in total. Each last for 5 minutes.20 01, 02, 03

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNasser Sabar

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 examination (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02, 03
Two assignments (equivalent to 1600 words in total)Assignment 1 is on website construction using HTML. Assignment 2 tackles simple database construction and data manipulation. 40 04, 05
Weekly quiz in the lab (equivalent to 800 words in total)There are 10 quizzes in total. Each last for 5 minutes.20 01, 02, 03

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNasser Sabar

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 examination (2000 words equivalent)40 01, 02, 03
Two assignments (equivalent to 1600 words in total)Assignment 1 is on website construction using HTML. Assignment 2 tackles simple database construction and data manipulation. 40 04, 05
Weekly quiz in the lab (equivalent to 800 words in total)There are 10 quizzes in total. Each last for 5 minutes.20 01, 02, 03