Introduction to Information Technology

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Course Code                          :           BHRM 11142

Course Title                           :           Introduction to Information Technology

Status                                      :           Compulsory

Credit Rating                         :           2

Semester                                 :           First

Aim                                         : To improve knowledge in the field of Information and Communication Technology and develop the computing skills of students.

Learning Outcomes               : On completion of this course unit, students should be able to;

 

  • identify different ICT tools that can be applied to process different work
  • identify different technologies interrelated and interdependent.
  • distinguish manual and automated processes
  • explain the viability of introducing different ICT solutions
  • use different software for different purposes

 

Course Content                     : Introduction to Information Communication Technology (ICT). Information Technology. Communication. Evolution of ICT. Introduction to Computer Science. Computing tools. Hardware and software. Networks and databases. Internet and its services. Artificial intelligence. Mobile Computing. ICT in Business Cycles. Ethics and Security in ICT.

 

Method of Teaching

and Learning                          : Lectures, Practical classes, Classroom activities, Simulation

Assessment                              : Online quizzes, Assignments, Presentations, End-semester      examination

 

Recommended Readings      :

Rainer, R.K. (2006). Introduction to Information Systems: Supporting and Transforming Business, (1st Edition), Wiley and Sons Inc., New York.

Shelly, G.B., Vermaat, M.E. (2009). Discovering Computers 2011: Complete, 1st Edition, Course Technology, Boston.

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