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I.T. Modules for Second Year B.A.

MODULE CODE: IT4733

MODULE TITLE: Introduction to Information Technology

PREREQUISITE MODULE(S): None

SEMESTER OFFERED: Autumn

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

  • Identify computer hardware components and describe how they work;
  • Explain the theoretical concepts of the Internet, networks, communication technologies, operating systems and e-learning environments;
  • Apply the practical skills gained in hands-on experience of computer applications;
  • Develop spreadsheets of numerical and graphical data and design databases for the running of reports and queries.

PRIME TEXT:

EVANS, A., MARTIN, K., and POATSY, MA., Technology in Action, (Pearson), 2010.

OTHER RELEVANT TEXTS:

CAPRON, H.L., JOHNSON, J.A., Computers, Tools for an Information Age, 8th Edition (Pearson), 2010.

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MODULE CODE: IT4734

MODULE TITLE: Applications of Information Technology

PREREQUISITE MODULE(S): IT4733

SEMESTER OFFERED: Spring

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

  • Explain computer concepts and the impact of computers on business and society;
  • Describe the development and implementation of a web site;
  • Analyse and investigate emerging technologies and explain the process of software design;
  • Apply the practical skills gained in hands-on experience of computer applications;
  • Exhibit skills in database design, web site design and graphic design.

PRIME TEXT:

BEEKMAN, G., BEEKMAN, B, Tomorrow's Technology and You, (Pearson), 2009.

OTHER RELEVANT TEXTS:

REED, D, A Balanced Introduction to Computer Science, (Pearson), 3rd Edition, 2011.

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