IS1901: Information Technology 1
This module is offered in 2020-21.
- To provide students with a basic understanding of information and communication technologies (ICT).
- To give practical, hands-on ICT skills and the ability to learn about new software and systems.
On successful completion of this module, the student should:
- Have developed a good technique for learning new applications.
- Be able to use, with confidence, a variety of software applications.
- Have acquired a variety of on-line sources of information.
- Be familiar with some common computer operating systems.
- Be able to understand and act on information provided in manuals, texts and on-line.
- Be aware of the significance of computers in modern society.
- Be able to communicate on computing issues with a technical or non-technical observer using an appropriate vocabulary.
- Be able to produce well-structured and relevant reports using computer software.
- Core Office: effective document production; data analysis; presentation skills.
- World Wide Web: mark-up; cascading style-sheets; web editing.
- Computers and Society: topical issues relating to modern computing.
This module has the following compulsory elements in addition to those common to all sub-Honours modules (class tests, mark of 4 in each assessment component).
- All module assignments must be submitted.