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ENGG 1000 IT Foundation

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Average Rating:

5.06


Anonymous shared this review at 2:40am 13 November 2012
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  • Language: English
Rating:

1.00

Course Description
	
This course covers the topics on: 
1.  Introduction to modern information technologies 
     • Digital computing: hardware, software, and peopleware 
     • Networking and communication systems: wired, wireless, and optical 
     • Data storage technologies: personal, institutional, and ubiquitous 
     • Internet and the web: technologies, services, and applications,  such as cloud computing and social networking 
     • How IT change our lifestyle and the society 

2.  Basic skills and applications of information technologies 
     • Efficient, effective and green operation of a computer 
     • Using selected application software: spreadsheet; covering skills such as using functions and formula, charting, data analysis, data retrieval, etc.  
     • Using mobile digital services, web-based services, and online collaborative tools, e.g., personal information management (PIM) software, online questionnaire, online spreadsheet, etc. 
     • Techniques in using productivity and automation tools, e.g. commands and scripts, simple programming for repeated and automatic tasks 
3.  Information literacy 
     • Information sources: identification, characteristics, and their evaluation 
     • Effective search strategies and skills 
     • Information usage: evaluation and proper citation 
     • Advanced search skills for different information sources 

4.  Information security 
     • Information system security issues and measures by case studies 
     • Using IT services in a secure manner, e.g., Using virtual private network (VPN), secure browsing, securing Wi-Fi connections, using security suite software, configuring personal firewall, junk mail filtering and sorting 
     • Protection of personal sensitive data, e.g., How to use encryption and password-protection while transferring data and using mobile data storage devices 
     • Information security policies and practices 

5.  Ethics in IT and relevant Hong Kong legislations 
     • Ethical and cultural issues in using and handling digital information 
     • Intellectual properties 
     • Freedom of expression and netiquette 
     • Relevant Hong Kong legislations
Assessment
Course requires students to attend a minimum of 6 45-minute lectures
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stacy shared this review at 12:48am 15 August 2016
  • Professor: LO Wai-Shun
  • Language: English
Rating:

0.00

Course Description
tutorial 
Presentation
Assessment
Project
Assignments 
Tutorial
Presentation
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Susanna shared this review at 9:03pm 18 January 2016
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  • Language: none
Rating:

7.00

Course Description
Something about IT
Assessment
assessment
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nicholas shared this review at 12:36pm 20 November 2015
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  • Language: Cantonese
Rating:

7.00

Course Description
必修
Assessment
video
assessment mc
excel
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Anonymous shared this review at 8:21pm 3 November 2015
  • Professor: WONG, Kai-yee
  • Language: Cantonese
Rating:

4.00

Course Description
It is a really brief introduction of philosophy, you can learn all the basic knowledge in philosophy.There are tutorial required.About tutorial,you need to read one reading within every two weeks(out class).And give presentation on one reading, and being commentor once.(Two students as a group )
Assessment
Tutorial
Essay(and proposal)
Examination
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Anonymous shared this review at 2:41pm 18 August 2015
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  • Language: none
Rating:

5.00

Course Description
1credit
Assessment
no exam
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Anonymous shared this review at 12:35pm 9 August 2015
  • Professor: Kevin Yuk-Lap Yip
  • Language: English & Cantonese
Rating:

5.00

Course Description
無聊野 1CREDIT
Assessment
有PROJECT
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Anonymous shared this review at 5:44pm 21 August 2014
  • Professor: Michael Fung
  • Language: none
Rating:

5.00

Course Description
Actually I'm just a freshmen...haven't reg any course but the website requires me to share one...sorry for the disturbance.
Assessment
Actually I'm just a freshmen...haven't reg any course but the website requires me to share one...sorry for the disturbance.
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Anonymous shared this review at 11:01am 21 August 2014
  • Professor: Michael Fung
  • Language: English
Rating:

5.00

Course Description
Actually I'm just a freshmen...haven't reg any course but the website requires me to share one...sorry for the disturbance.
Assessment
Actually I'm just a freshmen...haven't reg any course but the website requires me to share one...sorry for the disturbance.
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Anonymous shared this review at 7:40pm 18 August 2014
  • Professor: DR CHOI Chiu Wo
  • Language: English
Rating:

6.00

Course Description
GOOD
Assessment
GOOD
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Anonymous shared this review at 9:44pm 22 June 2014
  • Professor: Dr. Cheung Chi Hong
  • Language: Cantonese
Rating:

4.00

Course Description
很簡單的資訊科技知識。
Assessment
50% 習作﹙兩份﹚
10% 出席率、Tutorial 表現
35% 小組project﹙影片製作﹚
5% 網上「討論」
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Anonymous shared this review at 12:03am 17 May 2014
  • Professor: Dr. Law Yat Chiu
  • Language: Cantonese
Rating:

7.00

Course Description
This course is a compulsory course for all year 1 students. It introduces five basic IT topics, which are introduction to modern information technologies, basic skills and applications of IT, information literacy, information security and ethics in IT and relevant Hong Kong legislations.
Assessment
5% In-class participation - attend at least 6 out of 10 lectures and 2 out of 3 tutorials to obtain full mark for this part
5% Out-class participation - viewing, rating and commenting on group presentations of classmates
25% Assignment 1 (Spreadsheet application) - follow instructions and formulae provided in the lecture notes to complete an excel document
25% Assignment 2 (Information literacy and security exercise) - 20 online multiple choice quiz, no time limit, maximum 3 attempts and the highest mark is counted towards the final grade (can seek help from IT clinic if you want more than 3 attempts)
40% Group Project - take a video of around 6-8 minutes (+/- 1 minute) about any IT-related issue (Forming group and submitting topic and description 5%, Video recording and uploading for share 30%, Peer assessment 5%)
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Anonymous shared this review at 10:43am 4 December 2013
  • Professor: DR OR Siu Hang
  • Language: Cantonese
Rating:

5.00

Course Description
This course covers the topics on:
1.  Introduction to modern information technologies
     • Digital computing: hardware, software, and peopleware
     • Networking and communication systems: wired, wireless, and optical
     • Data storage technologies: personal, institutional, and ubiquitous
     • Internet and the web: technologies, services, and applications,  such as cloud computing and social networking
     • How IT change our lifestyle and the society

2.  Basic skills and applications of information technologies
     • Efficient, effective and green operation of a computer
     • Using selected application software: spreadsheet; covering skills such as using functions and formula, charting, data analysis, data retrieval, etc. 
     • Using mobile digital services, web-based services, and online collaborative tools, e.g., personal information management (PIM) software, online questionnaire, online spreadsheet, etc.
     • Techniques in using productivity and automation tools, e.g. commands and scripts, simple programming for repeated and automatic tasks
3.  Information literacy
     • Information sources: identification, characteristics, and their evaluation
     • Effective search strategies and skills
     • Information usage: evaluation and proper citation
     • Advanced search skills for different information sources

4.  Information security
     • Information system security issues and measures by case studies
     • Using IT services in a secure manner, e.g., Using virtual private network (VPN), secure browsing, securing Wi-Fi connections, using security suite software, configuring personal firewall, junk mail filtering and sorting
     • Protection of personal sensitive data, e.g., How to use encryption and password-protection while transferring data and using mobile data storage devices
     • Information security policies and practices

5.  Ethics in IT and relevant Hong Kong legislations
     • Ethical and cultural issues in using and handling digital information
     • Intellectual properties
     • Freedom of expression and netiquette
     • Relevant Hong Kong legislations
Assessment
25% Individual assignment - Spreadsheet
25% Individual assignment - Information security exercise
5%   Group project - Presentation topic and description
30% Group project - Video recording and uploading
5%   Group project - Peer assessment
5%   Attendance (don't require students to attend all lectures and tutorials)
5%   e-learning activities (viewing, rating and commenting other groups' videos)
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Anonymous shared this review at 8:01pm 4 September 2013
  • Professor: DR CHOI Chiu Wo
  • Language: Cantonese
Rating:

5.00

Course Description
GOOD
Assessment
GOOD
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Anonymous shared this review at 6:37pm 4 January 2013
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  • Language: English
Rating:

10.00

Course Description
IT Foundation
Assessment
No exam
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Anonymous shared this review at 11:43pm 25 August 2016
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  • Language: English
Rating:

5.00

Course Description
good
Assessment
mid term
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Teaching Professor(s)

WONG, Kai-yee
CHAN, Lai-Wan Lauren
CHEONG, Chi Hong
Michael Ping-Fu FUNG
Dr. LAW, Yat-chiu
Dr. Eden Ma
WONG, Tsz Yeung
Kevin Yuk-Lap Yip
Dr. Yuan Cheng Jiun
LO Wai-Shun

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