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Area/Catalogue
COMP 1042

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Course Level

globe-earth-geography

Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
160763

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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 future workplaces.

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 data organisation will be taught.

Textbook(s)

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

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Lecture 7 hours x 2 days x 3 weeks
Tutorial 3 hours x 5 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Lecture 7 hours x 2 days x 3 weeks
Tutorial 3 hours x 5 weeks
INTERNAL, CEDUNA
Directed Study 42 hours x across 8 weeks
INTERNAL, PORT LINCOLN
Directed Study 42 hours x across 8 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 7 hours x 2 days x 3 weeks
Tutorial 3 hours x 5 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, WHYALLA
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Spreadsheet Exercise 1250 words equivalent 25% N/A
Presentation Software Exercise 1250 words equivalent 25% N/A
Test 1500 words equivalent 30% 3 hours
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Spreadsheet Exercise 1250 words equivalent 25% N/A
Presentation Software Exercise 1250 words equivalent 25% N/A
Test 1500 words equivalent 30% 3 hours
INTERNAL, CEDUNA
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Spreadsheet Exercise 1250 words equivalent 25% N/A
Presentation Software Exercise 1250 words equivalent 25% N/A
Test 1500 words equivalent 30% 3 hours
INTERNAL, PORT LINCOLN
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Spreadsheet Exercise 1250 words equivalent 25% N/A
Presentation Software Exercise 1250 words equivalent 25% N/A
Test 1500 words equivalent 30% 3 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Spreadsheet Exercise 1250 words equivalent 25% N/A
Presentation Software Exercise 1250 words equivalent 25% N/A
Test 1500 words equivalent 30% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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

Course Coordinators

Miss Emily Venning
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UniSA College

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