Introductory Information Technology 2
|Course code INFT2992||Units 40||Level 2000||Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT|
These courses will assess the basic content of courses in the Bachelor of Information Technology that will provide a validation of prior learning that is aligned to the content of core and directed courses in the degree. This validation will be tested in combination of revision tutorials, assessment items such as assignments and examinations. These courses will also include a study skills component that will assist students with their transition to university study.
Part 2 is the second of the two courses, and provides a focus on network systems and administration; software development; database management systems; and management and organisational behavior.
Not available in 2014
|Objectives||On successful completion of this course students will be able to:|
1. Understand the life cycle of a systems development project;
2. Understand and evaluate the role of database management system in information technology applications within organisations;
3. Recognise, analyse, develop and implement solutions to problems in systems programming and database management;
4. Understand the role and appropriate use of networking hardware and software within organisations;
5. Develop systems project documentation and present their findings to clients in written and face-to face presentations;
6. Recognise, critically discuss, and evaluate the impacts of organisational management, system sponsors and users within the workplace.
|Content||This course validates students understanding of key areas of Information and Communication Technology. Core components of this course may include: |
1. The theoretical aspects of computer networks, database management systems and software and systems development;
2. Professional responsibilities for quality assurance and reporting with regards to the life cycle of a systems development project;
3. The implementation and maintenance of computer networks including software and hardware;
4. The roles and design of database and database management systems including Data Warehouses and SQL;
5. Requirements elicitation, analysis and development of information systems using appropriate modelling techniques;
6. Determining and evaluating the feasibility of information systems;
7. Examining individual behavior in organisations, the study group processes and the management of the organisation as an entity.
8. The interaction between and the effects of the computer network, system or database with its user.
Students will also be given additional Academic skills development including such areas as research skills, note taking, contributions to tutorials and group work, referencing as well as being shown how to use the University’s on-line resources.
This course will be modularized in order to review and validate the required components.
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 6 weeks|
Workshop: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 6 weeks