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China - Guangxi UST N/A
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Coomera
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Gold Coast
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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Provides an introduction to the IT industry and interactive exposure to personal computers, hardware, and operating systems. Students participate in hands-on activities and virtual lab-based learning to become familiar with various hardware and software components and discover best practices in maintenance and safety.

Unit content

1. Hardware
2. Networks
3. Preventative maintenance and other hardware
4. Cloud and printers
5. Other operating systems
6. Security, safety and ethical issues
 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 install and configure hardware, software and networks for computers and mobile devices
2 analyse and troubleshoot common issues affecting computers, mobile computing, software and other devices
3 identify security, safety and environmental issues related to information and communication technologies

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. install and configure hardware, software and networks for computers and mobile devices
  2. analyse and troubleshoot common issues affecting computers, mobile computing, software and other devices
  3. identify security, safety and environmental issues related to information and communication technologies

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.