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Course Guide

School of Computing, Information and Mathematical Science/USP Library Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment The University of the South Pacific

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Produced by the University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji, 2013

First produced June 2010 Revised July 2012 Production team for semester 2, 2010 Course writers Colin Ash Paula Jones Deepak Bhartu Dinesh Kumar Kaylash Chaudhary Rajneel Totaram Rinel Ram Ronal Singh Shaveen Singh Sunil Lal Viren Sharma Valentine Hazelman

Instructional designer

Cover design

Marketing, Development and Communications Office

Course revision team for Semester 1, 2011 Course writers Shirley Devi Ajeshni Jeet Gavin Khan Salsabil Nusair Sunaina Nair Saleshni Sharma Dennis Sen Krishneel Chaudhary Viren Sharma Shaveen Singh

Education technologist Cover design

Tevita Ului Jitoko Marketing, Development and Communications Office

This material has been prepared by the University of the South Pacific for use by students enrolled in the course for which it was developed. It may contain copyright material copied under the provisions of the Fiji Copyright Act 1999 or under license from rights holders or their agents. Copyright in material prepared by USP is owned by USP. This material cannot be sold or copied for further distribution without the University’s permission. Where provided in electronic format, it can only be printed by or for the use of the student enrolled in the course.

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USING THIS COURSE GUIDE..................................................................................................1

PART A..................................................................................................................................3 What is this course about?...................................................................................................5 What are my learning outcomes? ........................................................................................5 What is my study schedule?.................................................................................................5 What are my learning resources? ........................................................................................7 MOODLE ...............................................................................................................................8 How do I study this course? .................................................................................................9 How am I assessed in this course? .......................................................................................9 Rationale for assessment.........................................................................................9 Assessment Plan ....................................................................................................10 How do I submit my assignments?.....................................................................................10 Course evaluation...............................................................................................................12

PART B ................................................................................................................................13 Topic 1: ICT Tools @USP.....................................................................................................15 Topic 2: Basic Computing Skills ..........................................................................................16 Topic 3: Hardware Fundamentals and Computer Procurement ........................................17 Topic 4: Simple Text-Based Reports ...................................................................................18 Topic 5: Fundamentals of Information ...............................................................................19 Topic 6: Search Strategies and Sourcing Information Online.............................................19 Topic 7: Presentation...
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