EUC1501 - End-User Computing I (Theory)
Duration: Semester module
NQF Level - 5
Credits - 12
Purpose: Qualifying students can apply information technology (IT) concepts in their lives, have an understanding of the basic hardware and software components used in an information system, how data is stored and organized in a computer. The students can make an informed decision as to the use of telecommunications, networks, intranets, extranets and the Internet in his/her study field. The student realises the challenges as far as security, privacy and ethical issues posed when using IT. This module provides fundamental introductory knowledge, skills and values which will support studies and applications in sectors other than the Information Technology and Computer Sciences sectors.