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CP1030 - IT Fundamentals

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

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

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 09-Apr-2015
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, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 30-Jul-2015
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%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.