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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

  • Anthea W Kargbo Sierra Leone Thank you very much, and I like the method of the teaching. 2014-10-13 15:10:43
  • mulu zerihun Ethiopia I have no words. This is very useful & vital. Thanks. 2014-10-10 14:10:05
  • Yamil Domenech Virgin Islands (U.S) This Course Was Very Informative and I Really Enjoyed It, Although I had Problems the videos that show up in an extra window since I did not have the plug-in necessary to view them , but I Managed . Overall It Was A Good Course. I Want Some More. Thank You! 2014-10-07 21:10:47
  • Mosaid Abderrazak Morocco The Introduction to Information Technology Course was very helpful and flow of the course is very good, and I've learned a lot of things I didn't know about IT. Thank you for this opportunity. 2014-09-23 17:09:45
  • Samantha Hall Jamaica Very informative and detailed 2014-08-28 18:08:06
  • SHIRLEY PERKINS United States of America Very helpful course regarding basics of information technology. 2014-08-28 02:08:37
  • STEVEN MABASO Malawi Its about the content and the basic way to approach to the coarse 2014-08-20 14:08:39
  • STEVEN MABASO Malawi Introduction to information technology is about the way and basics to approach to the content in the information technology coarses 2014-08-20 14:08:49
  • Chinzila Mwiinga Zambia its a very interesting course cant wait for more 2014-07-28 08:07:39
  • Cornelius M Tjiuma South Africa this was a bit tough for the beginner but i managed to do it at the end. 2014-07-25 06:07:57
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Introduction to Information Technology

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