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AD14: INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

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GENERAL OBJECTIVE

This paper is intended to equip the candidate with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to apply fundamental information communication technology (ICT) skills in business.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

Demonstrate knowledge of computer systems

Select appropriate computer hardware and software

Use various computer application packages

Select various types of information systems

Use computer networks

Weekly Course Recap Zoom Session

What Will I Learn?

  • Computer systems
  • Computer hardware and software
  • Computer application packages
  • Selection of information systems
  • Computer networks

Topics for this course

8 Lessons66h

INTRODUCTION TO ICT?

- ICT overview - Types of ICTs - Information centres - Uses of ICT in business - Impact of ICT in society
ICT overview
Types of ICTs
Information centres
Uses of ICT in business
Impact of ICT in society

COMPUTER SYSTEMS?

- Overview of a computer system - Evolution of computers - Elements of a computer system

COMPUTER HARDWARE?

- Overview - Input devices - Main memory - Processing devices - Output devices - Storage devices - Communication devices - Factors that determine the processing power of a computer - Selection and acquisition of computer hardware

COMPUTER SOFTWARE?

- Overview of computer software - System software - Utility software - Application software - Proprietary versus open source software - Computer programming languages - Selection and acquisition of computer software

INTRODUCTION TO OPERATING SYSTEMS?

- Overview of an operating system - Functions of an operating system - Types of operating systems - Computer booting - Selection and acquisition of operating systems

COMPUTER FILES?

- Elements of a computer file - Types of computer files - Basic file design and storage - File organisation - File access methods - File security

OVERVIEW OF APPLICATION PACKAGES?

- Word processing  Features of a word processor  Formatting and editing text  Creating and formatting tables - Spreadsheets  Features of a spreadsheet program  Formatting and editing spreadsheet  Formulas and functions  Charts and graphs - Presentation software  Features of a presentation program  Typing and formatting text in slide  Slide show - Computerised accounting software  Features of accounting software  Capturing data

OVERVIEW OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS?

- Systems overview - Information systems - Components of an information system - Role of information systems in an organisation - Classification of information systems - Types of information systems - Overview of information systems security and controls

COMPUTER NETWORKS?

- Computer networks concepts - Computer network hardware and software - Data transmission media - Types of computer networks - Benefits and challenges of networking

THE INTERNET?

- Introduction to the Internet - Internet services – emails, www, instant messaging - Internet connectivity - Searching for information on the internet - Impact of internet on society

EMERGING ISSUES AND TRENDS

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GlobopointConsultantsLtd

e-Learning Training and Consultation

 

Globopoint Consultants Limited is a fully registered Research, Training, and Consultancy firm based in Mombasa Kenya serving the entire East African region and beyond. The company is geared towards building professionals, entrepreneurs, growing businesses, and fostering sustainable economic development.

Globopoint Learning center is a fully accredited institution run by Globopoint Consultants Limited to specifically nurture modern-day professionals in the business field in an easy, practical, and convenient way.

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Material Includes

  • Regularly updated online notes
  • Handouts
  • Zoom sessions
  • Video Clips & Recordings
  • KASNEB Past Papers Questions and Answers
  • Case Studies

Requirements

  • KCSE examination with an aggregate average of at least grade C- (C Minus) or equivalent qualifications.
  • IGCSE examination grade D.
  • Any other kasneb technician or diploma examination certificate.

Target Audience

  • ATD Level 1 Students
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