CFS31P Information Technology (FT)

Subject 485-368 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

External and intensive practical sessions Parkville campus.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: This subject is offered in external mode and there will be intensive practical sessions on campus
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: CFS21P Mathematics or equivalent
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Dianne Chambers
Subject Overview:

This subject is an introduction to uses of computers and related technologies in early childhood settings for children, for early childhood professionals, and for professional development. Students will be introduced to a range of computer applications appropriate to the early childhood professional for use in the workplace and for ongoing professional development. Topics may include effective and appropriate use of the WWW for children and for early childhood professionals, information literacy, and methodologies for evaluating software and web resources will be examined.

Assessment: Assignments and projects equivalent to 4000 words.
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Information Not Available

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available


Students undertaking this subject must have access to computer equipment that meets the faculty's minimum specifications and be able to attend the University for intensive practical sessions.

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies(Pathways Program)

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