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COMP111 Information and Communications Technology

Explores fundamental components of ICT and related issues. Examines the influences and impacts ICT has and may have in the future. Students will apply widely-used software applications to perform real-world business activities.

Explores the foundations and applications of Information and Communication Technology. Examines its current and future impact on individuals, organisations, and society. Students will apply widely-used software applications to perform real-world business activities.

Paper title Information and Communications Technology
Paper code COMP111
Subject Computer and Information Science
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,018.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,320.00

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Schedule C
Arts and Music, Commerce, Science
Course outline
View the most recent Course Outline
Eligibility
No particular requirements.
Contact
Summer and second semester: maryam.purvis@otago.ac.nz
First semester: sander.zwanenburg@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Summer School and second semester:Coordinator: Dr Maryam Purvis
Gary Burrows
First semester: Coordinator: Dr Sander Zwanenburg
Gary Burrows
Paper Structure
One essay, two practical tests and final exam
Teaching Arrangements
First and second semester: one lecture and one lab per week
Summer School: two lectures and two labs per week
Textbooks
Beekman and Beekman, Digital Planet: Tomorrow's Technology and You 10e, Prentice-Hall, 2012
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
,View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Be able to identify and describe the key aspects of modern information and communication technologies (ICT)
  • Be able to identify and discuss the broader societal issues and emerging trends relating to ICT
  • Be able to apply a number of popular software applications to solve real-world problems
  • Be able to describe how ICT integrates with and supports business-related activities
  • Exhibit a superior capacity to adapt to, and benefit from, the continued rapid development of ICT

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Computer Lab

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 11:00-12:50 9-15, 17-22
A2 Monday 11:00-12:50 9-15, 17-22
A3 Monday 13:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22
A4 Monday 13:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22
A5 Wednesday 11:00-12:50 9-15, 17-22
A6 Wednesday 11:00-12:50 9-15, 17-22
A7 Friday 09:00-10:50 9-14, 17-22
A8 Friday 09:00-10:50 9-14, 17-22
A9 Friday 11:00-12:50 9-14, 17-22
A10 Friday 11:00-12:50 9-14, 17-22

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Friday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Computer Lab

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
L1 Monday 11:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
L2 Thursday 12:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41
L3 Monday 15:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41
L4 Wednesday 11:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
L5 Thursday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
L6 Wednesday 15:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41

Explores fundamental components of ICT and related issues. Examines the influences and impacts ICT has and may have in the future. Students will apply widely-used software applications to perform real-world business activities.

COMP 111 aims to enhance the capacity of students to benefit from information and communication technologies now and in the future. As a student of this paper, you will explore the foundations and applications of Information and Communication Technology. You will examine its current and future impact on individuals, organisations and society. You will apply widely used software applications to perform real-world business activities.

Paper title Information and Communications Technology
Paper code COMP111
Subject Computer and Information Science
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, Second Semester, Summer School
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Schedule C
Arts and Music, Commerce, Science
Course outline
View the most recent Course Outline
Eligibility
No particular requirements
Contact
First semester: sander.zwanenburg@otago.ac.nz
Second semester: maryam.purvis@otago.ac.nz
Summer School: sander.zwanenburg@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
First semester: Dr Sander Zwanenburg (co-ordinator)
Gary Burrows

Second semester: Dr Maryam Purvis (co-ordinator)
Gary Burrows

Summer School: Dr Sander Zwanenburg (co-ordinator)
Mark George
Learning Outcomes
  • Be able to identify and describe the key aspects of modern information and communication technologies (ICT)
  • Be able to identify and discuss the broader societal issues and emerging trends relating to ICT
  • Be able to apply a number of popular software applications to solve real-world problems
  • Be able to describe how ICT integrates with and supports business-related activities
Paper Structure
One essay, two practical tests and a final exam
Teaching Arrangements
First and second semester: one lecture and one lab per week
Summer School: two lectures and two labs per week
Textbooks
Beekman and Beekman, Digital Planet: Tomorrow's Technology and You 10e, Prentice-Hall, 2012
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, interdisciplinary perspective, lifelong learning, scholarship, communication, critical thinking, information literacy, research, self-motivation.
view more information about otago's graduate attributes.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Computer Lab

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 11:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22
A2 Monday 11:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22
A3 Monday 13:00-14:50 9-13, 15-22
A4 Monday 13:00-14:50 9-13, 15-22
A5 Wednesday 11:00-12:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22
A6 Wednesday 11:00-12:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22
A7 Friday 09:00-10:50 9-12, 15-22
A8 Friday 09:00-10:50 9-12, 15-22
A9 Friday 11:00-12:50 9-12, 15-22
A10 Friday 11:00-12:50 9-12, 15-22

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Friday 14:00-14:50 9-12, 15-22

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Computer Lab

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
L1 Monday 11:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
L2 Monday 11:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
L3 Monday 15:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41
L4 Monday 15:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41
L5 Wednesday 15:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41
L6 Wednesday 15:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41

Summer School

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Computer Lab

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 13:00-14:50 2-5, 7
Thursday 13:00-14:50 2-7

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 2-5, 7
Thursday 11:00-11:50 2-7