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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 400 reviews
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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  • Lucky Okoh
    Lucky Okoh Nigeria The course is indeed rich in imparting of knowledge. 2015-08-24 18:08:41
  • Rachael Weiter
    Rachael Weiter United States of America There were lots of grammar and spelling errors, the topics didn't always seem to relate, and some of the animations didn't seem at all related to the material. Also, it appeared some of the material might be out of date. 2015-08-19 22:08:10
  • Joyce Ann Cleofe
    Joyce Ann Cleofe Philippines Thank you for free introduction to information technology course, keep it up :) 2015-08-19 16:08:51
  • Paul Willocks
    Paul Willocks France Very interesting course but extremely out of date. 2015-08-19 11:08:58
  • SANDRA JONES
    SANDRA JONES United States of America Easy to understand 2015-08-17 02:08:44
  • Viren Vora
    Viren Vora United States of America Excellent. Little old but good. 2015-08-13 12:08:48
  • Noor Aden Hussein
    Noor Aden Hussein Kenya This is indeed helpful and I would recommend all my colleague who interested for information technology course to do on Alison. Great Work 2015-08-12 18:08:22
  • Nelle Peters
    Nelle Peters Saint Lucia I studied IT before but have learned so much more from this course. Thank you so much ALISON. 2015-08-11 21:08:58
  • Pam Jameson
    Pam Jameson United Kingdom Good introduction as to how a business may use IT. 2015-08-10 12:08:50
  • Mbuso Ndlovu
    Mbuso Ndlovu South Africa Nice course, very useful 2015-08-06 20:08:43
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