Understanding Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
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Understanding Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

ICT foundation course. Get ready for IGCSE exam with confidence.
4.4 (6 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
17 students enrolled
Created by Alaa Youssef
Last updated 1/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Provides you with the knowledge and understanding necessary for success in ICT.
  • Provides you with examination-style questions to master key concepts covered and prepares you for the exam.
  • Meets the objectives of IGCSE in Information and Communication Technology syllabus.
  • It can also be used as a useful reference for other ICT qualifications at GCSE and other equivalent level .
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Requirements
  • No prior knowledge of ICT is required
Description

Foundation

This course is the first part of a comprehensive introduction to ICT, Information and Communication Technology, covering what you will need to know as you prepare for the exams. This course will take you through all the necessary stages.

Section 1: Types and components of computer systems

  Introduction

  • What is ICT?
  • Hardware and Software.

   Main components of a general purpose computer:

  • Information Processing Cycle
  • Software:
    • Operating system
    • Utility programs
    • Compiler
    • Linkers
    • Device Driver
  • HCI- Human-Computer –Interface:

  Types of computer system

Section 2: Impact of emerging technologies

  1. Artificial intelligence ( A.I)
  2. Vision Enhancement
  3. Bio-metrics
  4. Robotics
  5. Quantum Cryptography
  6. Computer Assisted Translation (CAT)
  7. 3D and Holographic Imaging
  8. Virtual Reality.


Who is the target audience?
  • Students without prior ICT experience can learn the fundamentals of ICT, while others can use it for review and reference.
  • The course will prepare students for advanced courses in ICT.
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Curriculum For This Course
17 Lectures
01:04:17
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Introduction
7 Lectures 35:35


Hardware and Software
06:44

Information Processing Cycle
04:49

Software Explained
05:46


Types of computer system
08:32

quiz.1
15 questions
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Impact of emerging technologies
9 Lectures 26:11

Artificial intelligence
03:03

Biometrics
02:59

Vision enhancement
02:10

Robotics
03:09

Quantum cryptography
02:55

Computer-assisted translation
02:19

3D and holographic imaging
02:37

Virtual reality
05:44
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Test Your Knowledge
1 Lecture 02:31
Exam like questions and answers
02:31
About the Instructor
Alaa Youssef
4.4 Average rating
6 Reviews
17 Students
1 Course
Information Systems Manager

* Over 10 years of senior-level leadership and strong acumen in areas of IT including:

  • -Applications Development,
  • -IT Infrastructure,
  • -Enterprise architecture and IT Service Management.

* Managed Information Systems and IT services in Banking and Retail-Wholesale environment, spanning:

  • -IT Infrastructure,
  • -Decision Support,
  • -Application Development,
  • -Network,
  • -Technical Support.

* ITIL Certified in IT service management and IT Service Operations.