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Introduction to Information Technology


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Course Features

Video

None

Audio

Low

Animation

Low

Equivalent to FETAC

Level 5

Equivalent to QCF (UK)

Level 3

Language

EN

Publisher

XSIQ

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Learning Outcome

Modules in Introduction to Information Technology

Information systems

This free online course covers how data is transformed into information, and the phases involved in this transformation.

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Data

This free online course covers primary and secondary data sources, and data structures. This course will be of interest to learners who are interested in data structures used in databases such as Microsoft Access. 

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Formats

This free online course covers formats and convetions used when producing documents and covers an example of the formats and conventions used when producing a Web page.

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Techniques and procedures to produce information

This free online course covers techniques and procedures used to produce information from data.

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Techniques for designing a solution 1

This free online course covers techniques for designing a solution to a problem, and describes analytical, synthetic, and iterative techniques.

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Techniques for designing a solution 2

This free online course covers more techniques for designing a solution to a problem, and describes techniques such as structure charts, flow charts, IPO charts and storyboarding.

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Organisational goals and structures

This free online course covers organisational goals, as set out in documents such as annual reports, and organisational structures for large, medium and small organisations.

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Capabilities and characteristics of hardware

This free online course covers computer architecture, storage devices, operating systems, and application software.

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Problem solving

This free online course covers the six steps that are involved in problem solving.

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Types of information systems

This free online course covers software systems that control organisational information, such as  transaction-processing systems, management and executive information systems, decision support systems, as well as office automation and knowledge-based systems.

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Enhancing the security of data

This free online course covers encryption methods used in computing and how steganography is used to encode one file type in a different file type.  

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Access control methods
This free online course covers access control methods, which help keep your computer network secure.

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Backup hardware

This free online course covers uninterruptible power supply (UPS) and data backup methods, which help keep your computer network secure.

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Biometrics

This free online course describes some biometric methods such as voice recognition, fingerprinting, and iris scanning, which are used in the area of security and identity recognition.

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Comments & Reviews

  • John Alvarado Mexico Highly educating! 2014-04-23 06:04:11
  • Ray Charette United States of America I liked it, taught you in a manner that would not scare you or overwhelm 2014-04-22 22:04:35
  • Monika Mullins United States of America Really wonderful course. Really easy to follow along. 2014-04-20 08:04:17
  • Desie Alemu Ethiopia Thank you very much. This and other related courses are very significant now and in the future. So, need to attend it beginning from the very start. Yours with best wishes, Dessie. 2014-04-19 14:04:37
  • Stephen Fidler United Kingdom Another excellent course 2014-04-12 22:04:09
  • Brendan Seden Australia Excellent and informative 2014-04-09 08:04:02
  • Wendy Schmidt Australia Loved this course. I learnt more than I thought I would 2014-04-08 08:04:43
  • Shawn Bosarge United States of America informative 2014-04-03 23:04:51
  • Joe Mwalwimba Malawi i enjoyed it 2014-04-03 09:04:18
  • teimensah morton Ghana very concise & highly beneficial 2014-04-01 23:04:11
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Introduction to Information Technology

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