Information and Communications Technology
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
Explores fundamental components of ICT and related issues. Examines the influences and impacts ICT has and may have in the future. Students will apply widely-used software applications to perform real-world business activities.
This paper is a perfect entry level paper on ICT. It covers the main aspects of ICT uses for all domains.
Semester One and Two: One lecture and One lab per week (double the number indicated for Summer School)
One essay, two practical tests and final exam
- Be able to identify and describe the key aspects of modern information and communication technologies (ICT)
- Be able to identify and discuss the broader societal issues and emerging trends relating to ICT
- Be able to apply a number of popular software applications to solve real-world problems
- Be able to describe how ICT integrates with and supports business-related activities
- Exhibit a superior capacity to adapt to, and benefit from, the continued rapid development of ICT
Beekman and Beekman, Digital Planet: Tomorrow's Technology and You 10e, Prentice-Hall, 2012
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