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Module Detailed Information for [GEK1501]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 30 Mar 2018 04:27

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Module Information
Module Code :
GEK1501 IVLE
Module Title : Information Technology And Us
Module Description : The objective is to discuss the social impact of information technology on in public and private sectors. A contemporary history of computers and information technology is presented to provide the context and framework. Topics include: In a nutshell - microelectronics, microprocessors, multiprocessing. Social impact of information technology. Influence in business and the global economy. IT in the workplace. IT in education, management, law and government. Healthcare information systems: Quality healthcare. Privacy and freedom of information. Themes and case studies: (a) The information superhighway: Where does it lead to? (b) The World Wide Web: Future possibilities. (c) The ecological computer: Preserving the environment. (d) The coming millennium: Myriad possibilities.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : Nil
Preclusion : To preclude all Facultyof Engineering, Computer Engineering (CEG) & School of Computing students
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2.5-1-0-3-4
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 PACKAGED LECTUREEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY10001200E5-02-32,
1 PACKAGED TUTORIALODD WEEKTUESDAY9001000E5-02-32,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
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