INFORMATION SYSTEM INFRASTRUCTURE

CSE1SIX

2021

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.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCSE1ITX
Students must be admitted in the following course: SBAIO

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Networking Fundamentals, Exam 98-366

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMicrosoft Official Academic Course

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Networking Fundamentals

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorChapman C. and Willingham T.

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMicrosoft Virtual Academy

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Database Administration Fundamentals, Exam 98-364

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMicrosoft Official Academic Course

Year2012

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

SQL Database Fundamentals

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMalcolm G. and Randall C.

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMicrosoft Virtual Academy

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Test Out: PC Pro

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorN/A

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTest Out

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Information System Infrastructure

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDidasko Digital

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDidasko

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify and discuss the functions of computer hardware to meet clients' requirements.
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.
03. Discuss the purpose and components of computer networks and build a network to address business requirements.
04. Explain the technical concepts of an information system infrastructure and apply them to business cases.
05. Interpret the IT requirements of a business client and design an appropriate information system infrastructure.

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 13
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2

One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2

One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 45 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2

One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 49 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 49 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2

One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 6 - 17
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2

One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 21
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2

One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 14 - 25
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2

One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 19 - 30
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2

One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 23 - 34
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2

One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 27 - 38
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2

One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 32 - 43
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2

One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 36 - 47
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3

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.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2

One 60-minute online test (equivalent to 1000 words)Multiple choice questions and/or short answer questions on information system infrastructure.

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO4, SILO5