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Area/Catalogue
COMP 26

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Course Level

globe-earth-geography

Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
100983

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA College

Course aim

To provide a general understanding of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), and to develop skills in the use of software, focusing on obtaining relevant skills for students to use ICT effectively during their studies at the university and in the world beyond.

Course content

The course will be based on two themes: Technical aspects of computing, and ICT applications at work. In the technical aspects, the following topics will be covered: ICT components and their functions, operating systems and communications technologies. Under ICT applications, skills in word-processing and manipulation, page design, presentation software, and simple database design will be taught.

Textbook(s)

Lambert, J & Frye, C 2016, Microsoft Office 2016 Step by Step, 1st, Microsoft Press U.S., Redmond, United States

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Podcast of internal lectures 1 hour x 13 weeks
Online learning activities 2 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Word Exercise 1000 words equivalent 15% N/A
Spreadsheet Exercise 1250 words equivalent 15% N/A
Presentation Software Exercise 1250 words equivalent 20% N/A
Online test 1500 words equivalent 40% N/A
Participation N/A 10% N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Word Exercise 1000 words equivalent 15% N/A
Spreadsheet Exercise 1250 words equivalent 15% N/A
Presentation Software Exercise 1250 words equivalent 20% N/A
Online test 1500 words equivalent 40% N/A
Participation N/A 10% N/A
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Word Exercise 1000 words equivalent 15% N/A
Spreadsheet Exercise 1250 words equivalent 15% N/A
Presentation Software Exercise 1250 words equivalent 20% N/A
Online test 1500 words equivalent 40% N/A
Participation N/A 10% N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Word Exercise 1000 words equivalent 15% N/A
Spreadsheet Exercise 1250 words equivalent 15% N/A
Presentation Software Exercise 1250 words equivalent 20% N/A
Online test 1500 words equivalent 40% N/A
Participation N/A 10% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Word Exercise 1000 words equivalent 15% N/A
Online test 1500 words equivalent 40% N/A
Participation N/A 10% N/A
Spreadsheet Exercise 1250 words equivalent 15% N/A
Presentation Software Exercise 1250 words equivalent 20% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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