End User Computing
|Faculty/School:||Faculty of Business, School of Information Technology|
|Semesters Offered:||May 2013 - Standard|
|Credit Value:||10 credit points|
|Subject Enquiries:||Email: email@example.com|
|Study Abroad availability:||Available to Study Abroad students|
|Subject Outline:||May 2013 [ Standard ]|
This core unit introduces students to the concepts and theory of information systems and technology. This will allow students to comfortably operate in an information society. Student's information management and information analysis skills will be developed so that they become effective knowledge workers. In addition, students will work in the PC laboratory to master the requirements of the practical component. Students will be exposed to a variety of standard information management and productivity packages.
No prior knowledge required.
At the conclusion of this subject, students will be able to outline the reasons why technology has been a pivotal driver of social evolution, realise the value of information and its systemisation. Be able to develop a sense of global citizenship through electronic communications, name and describe key information technology terms that are appropriate to your intended profession. Utilise information and computer systems ethically and responsibly & effectively use standard office productivity software tools.