Centre for Development Studies
• IT Literacy
• IT for entertainment
• IT for education
• IT for development
• IT for survival
An introduction about the IT concepts
Essential things in everyday life. Used by
majority of people in most places.
• Changes in Technology
• Generations of gadgets
• PDA’s, Tablets, Mobile Phones, Google Glass
• Open Source Software
• Android / Firefox
Knowledge Skills for Higher Education.
Vast amount of knowledge is available in digital
form and in virtual world.
Basics of network, formats and access methods.
• Using Internet
• Academic writing
The ethical, legal, and moral challenges posed
by computers and technology
• Responsible use
• Open software and its freedom
• Health and safety
• Most of the data sets are available online
• Knowledge about handling data sets.
• Use of appropriate Software for practical
• Data input, analysis, data presentation
• R is a free software environment for statistical
computing and graphics. It compiles and runs
on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows
“Being computer literate doesn’t mean you
need to know enough to program a computer
or build one yourself. Just as with a car, you
should know enough about it to take care of it
and use it effectively.”
- Informatics: Technology in Action