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SIT101 - Fundamentals of Information Technology

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Tianqing Zhu





Incompatible with:

MIS101, SIT171, SIT111

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.


SIT101 introduces students to key concepts in Information Technology. Students will explore computer hardware and software, communications and networks, system development, security, ethics and privacy, which are essential components of Information Technology Systems and Information Systems. While addressing the assessment requirements students develop knowledge of a number of software applications and tools including: word processing, spreadsheets, and electronic portfolios. In serving as a foundation within undergraduate IT degrees, this unit allows students to explore different career streams of IT Professionals, key skill sets and ethics in the world of business through the impact of information on industry and society.


Practical assessment 20%, written presentation 15%, written report 15%, examination 50%

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