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Introduction to Information Technology Course


Introduction to Information Technology
Introduction to Information Technology

What is Information Technology? In this course you will gain an understanding of different types of information systems that can help solve data problems.


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Course Description

This free online course represents an in-depth introduction to the world of Information Technology (IT).


It explores information communication technology (ICT), design techniques, information management technology, problem solving and troubleshooting, and much more and is ideal for those looking for a career in IT as well as people who wish to enhance limited IT skills.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

After completing this course you will understand how information systems are used to help an organisation meet their goals. You will know the types of data used in information systems and the structure, formats and conventions of data. You will know the different techniques and procedures that are used to produce information. You will gain a good knowledge of techniques to solve problems such as top-down analytical, bottom-up synthetic and iterative approaches.You will also learn techiques such as creating structure charts, flow charts, IPO charts and storyboarding that can be beneficial when finding a solution to a problem. You will be more aware of an organisation's structures and goals. You will learn all about the capabilities and characteristics of hardware including storage units, operating systems, and much more. This course will help you to solve problems and identify different types of information systems. It will help you to understand how to secure your data using single key encryption, public key encryption and stegnography effectively. You will learn how to control access to data using authentication and identification methods, password procedures and backup methods. You will be more aware of biometrics and its limitations.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 486 votes
Course Title: Introduction to Information Technology
Course #: 209
Course Publisher: XSIQ
Course Category: 1
Content Origin: Australian School Curriculum
Course Description:

This free online course represents an in-depth introduction to the world of Information Technology (IT).


It explores information communication technology (ICT), design techniques, information management technology, problem solving and troubleshooting, and much more and is ideal for those looking for a career in IT as well as people who wish to enhance limited IT skills.

License: Not for download or distribution.
Release Date: 2010
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 3-4 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: Low
Animation: Low
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Vic Krueger
    Vic Krueger United States of America Simple, straight forward. Take notes and you will learn. 2016-08-21 00:08:01
  • Attila Balogh
    Attila Balogh Hungary It was interesting, and absolutly enough. I get, what I expect for. Great for introduction on lower level. 2016-07-28 01:07:08
  • Derek Maddox
    Derek Maddox United States of America This course was very helpful in the quest for more knowledge information technology. 2016-07-22 19:07:09
  • CECIL CHRISTIAN
    CECIL CHRISTIAN United States of America Thank you for this course 2016-07-14 07:07:12
  • CECIL CHRISTIAN
    CECIL CHRISTIAN United States of America Good course. But more useful it is relevant. The examples used here are very old. Now the technology is advanced so much. But thank for the course online. 2016-07-14 07:07:30
  • ANACASSIA MATEUS
    ANACASSIA MATEUS United Arab Emirates IT course is not hard at all. You just need to give your all. 2016-07-12 17:07:06
  • Danilo Principe
    Danilo Principe United States of America Very informative and helpful. I'm glad I discovered this site. Thank you and please keep this project on going! 2016-06-24 20:06:46
  • Adebare Adekanmbi
    Adebare Adekanmbi Nigeria A detailed observation in setting-up a Web page making it mobile friendly as outlined in taking cognizant of the Home page. 2016-06-04 21:06:05
  • Stephen Brooks
    Stephen Brooks United States of America I think this was a very informative course that can easily help one learn the basics of Information Technology. 2016-05-20 00:05:19
  • Brenda Bahati Kwekwe Gambo
    Brenda Bahati Kwekwe Gambo Kenya This course is very interesting. Thank you alison group. 2016-05-11 09:05:17
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