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CP1030 - IT Fundamentals

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

This subject will provide students from all disciplines with the knowledge required to use information technology effectively. It introduces students to techniques for collecting, organizing and disseminating information using the Internet and multimedia. Ethics, security, privacy issues relating to the use of IT will be discussed.

Learning Outcomes

  • understand the fundamental concepts in data communications and Internet;
  • understand the ethical, security and privacy issues in using information technologies;
  • understand the basics of computer hardware and software;
  • apply multimedia technologies and tools for information dissemination.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (15%); assignment two (30%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (15%); assignment two (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (15%); assignment two (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (15%); assignment two (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers
Lecturer: Mr Eddie Chng.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (15%); assignment two (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers
Lecturer: Mr Jaikishin Lakhyani.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (15%); assignment two (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers
Lecturer: Mr Jaikishin Lakhyani.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (15%); assignment two (30%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Beijing UT, Internal, Study Period 69
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (15%); assignment two (30%).

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