Introduction to ICT and Ethics notes pdf

Introduction to ICT and Ethics notes outline and the notes in pdf highlighted here. Introduction to ICT and Ethics unit is examinable by Kenya national examination council KNEC and is mainly taught in various courses in Diploma level highlighted below;

  • Diploma in information communication technology
  • Diploma in ICT module 1

ICT & ETHICS UNIT: this unit introduces trainees to ethical issues related to implementation and use of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) it is important since these issues constitutes the conditions for human attitudes and values specifying human actions and behavior, and implying conditions for usefulness and maintenance of such systems. This unit  equips learners with necessary knowledge, skills and attitude to enable them professionally work with ICT facilities.

INTRODUCTION TO ICT AND ETHICS TOPICS COVERED

  1. Introduction to ICT
  2. Computer systems
  3. Computer hardware
  4. Computer software
  5. Introduction to operating system
  6. Computer files
  7. Overview of application packages
  8. Overview of information systems
  9. Systems overview
  10. Computer networks
  11. The internet
  12. Emerging issues and trends

Introduction to ICT

This introduction to ICT and ethics topic trainees will be able to learn; meaning of ICT, uses of ICT in organizations, ICT equipment and facilities and impact of ICT in contemporary society

Computer systems

This introduction to ICT and ethics topic trainees will be able to learn; overview of computer systems, evolution of computers and elements of computer system

Computer hardware

This introduction to ICT and ethics topic trainees will be able to learn; Overview of computer hardware, input devices, main memory, processing devices, output devices, storage devices, communication devices, factors that determine processing power of a computer and the selection and acquisition of computer hardware.

Computer software

This introduction to ICT and ethics topic trainees will be able to learn; overview of computer software, system software, utility software, application software, proprietary versus open source software, computer programming languages and selection and acquisition of computer software.

Introduction to operating system

This introduction to ICT and ethics topic trainees will be able to learn; overview of an operating system, functions of an operating system, types of an operating system, computer booting and selection and acquisition of operating system.

Computer files

This introduction to ICT and ethics topic trainees will be able to learn; elements of computer files, types of computer files, basic file design and storage, file organization, file access methods and file security.

Overview of application packages

This introduction to ICT and ethics topic trainees will be able to learn; software applications including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software and computerized accounting software

Overview of information systems

This introduction to ICT and ethics topic trainees will be able to learn; information system, components of information system, role of information systems in an organization, classification of information systems, types of information systems and overview of information systems security and control

Computer networks

This introduction to ICT and ethics topic trainees will be able to learn; computer networks concepts, computer network software and hardware, data transmission medium, types of computer networks and benefits and challenges of networking

The internet

This introduction to ICT and ethics topic trainees will be able to learn; introduction to the internet, internet services, internet connectivity, searching for information on the internet and impact of internet in the society.

Emerging issues and trends

This introduction to ICT and ethics topic trainees will be able to learn; Automation, AI, and machine learning are one of the largest growing digital trends impacting the IT industry. Advanced coding languages are one of the most sophisticated, essential emerging trends impacting the operations of the IT sector

Introduction to ICT and ethics notes pdf

For short simplified and comprehensive notes examined by KNEC contact your ICT lecturer

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