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T175 - Overview Nigel Gibson
Objectives <ul><li>To try to show the shape of the course </li></ul>
Background
Context <ul><li>T175 is a 30 point, first level course </li></ul><ul><li>It replaced T171 – a course used by the AOU </li>...
 
The shape of T175 <ul><li>Four blocks, each has three units </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Living in a networked world </li></ul></...
Living in a networked world <ul><li>The early parts of the course introduce the language and concepts of ICTs and also stu...
Communication and identity <ul><li>People to Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using the web, effective searches, etc  </l...
Entertainment and information <ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer games, video and animation </li></ul></...
Health, Transport and Government <ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><li>Road transport </li></ul><ul><li>eGovernment </li></ul>
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  1. 1. T175 - Overview Nigel Gibson
  2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>To try to show the shape of the course </li></ul>
  3. 3. Background
  4. 4. Context <ul><li>T175 is a 30 point, first level course </li></ul><ul><li>It replaced T171 – a course used by the AOU </li></ul><ul><li>Multimode delivery – print, web based, online dialogue </li></ul><ul><li>Aimed at students new to studying at HE level, many might have been out of formal education for some considerable time </li></ul><ul><li>Plenty of study skills, including collaborative working, introduced </li></ul>
  5. 6. The shape of T175 <ul><li>Four blocks, each has three units </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Living in a networked world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication and identity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entertainment and information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health, Transport and Government </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://ict.open.ac.uk/courses/t175/content.html </li></ul>
  6. 7. Living in a networked world <ul><li>The early parts of the course introduce the language and concepts of ICTs and also study skills </li></ul><ul><li>ICTs in Everyday Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ICTs in the home and thinking about futures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Introducing ICT Systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Systems using ICTs as a structure </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology News </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What’s happening right now? (also critical thinking) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Communication and identity <ul><li>People to Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using the web, effective searches, etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>People to People </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online communication; email, IMS, VOIP </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Device to Device </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communications without people – includes wired and wireless networks </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Entertainment and information <ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer games, video and animation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathering and transmitting news </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Computer activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spreadsheet skills </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Health, Transport and Government <ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><li>Road transport </li></ul><ul><li>eGovernment </li></ul>
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