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Coding & Technology

Given the ever-changing landscape of technology, it is important to stay abreast with modern innovations in this space. This course explores fundamental technologies used in modern business and society. The aim is to equip students with knowledge in current technology trends while introducing them to the basics of front-end web development using a practical approach.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Identify trending technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
  • Design various architectures for computing systems, including databases and IoT
  • Design your first mobile application prototype using Justinmind
  • Design your first website using HTML and CSS with popular coding tools
  • Add additional functionality to your website using the basics of JavaScript

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1Computer hardware and software

This lesson introduces computer hardware and software, we learn about the evolution of technology and industry tech giants, as well as peripherals, system software, application software and productivity software. We will explore the fourth industrial revolution, digital society, artificial intelligence (AI) and immersive technologies.

2Ubiquitous Computing: Mobile and Web Development

In this lesson you will learn about mobile technologies, smartphone devices, operating systems, software development for smartphones and synchronous versus asynchronous programming. We will further explore web technologies, the origin of the internet, how it works, client server architecture and web programming languages. You will also learn about networks and distributed processing, network types, basic processing alternatives, network typologies and intranets and extranets.

3Immersive Technologies: Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)

You will learn about immersive technologies in this lesson, an overview of immersive technologies, immersion and suspension of disbelief, trends in immersive technologies and hardware and software. You will also learn how to distinguish between augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), what each of these is, the various misconceptions around them and how to choose between these two solutions. We will also look at examples of immersive technologies in practice within business and education.

4Databases

This lesson will look at traditional data versus big data, differentiating between the two, processing and storing big data, as well as, the 3 Vs of big data. You will learn about tools for big data such as software applications to manage big data, data visualisation tools, business intelligence and machine learning in big data. The application of big data is also important, this lesson also covers how to use big data to formulate organisational strategies, big data in social media, e-commerce and healthcare.

5Big Data

In this lesson we will look at traditional data versus big data, how we process and store big data, as well as, the 3 Vs of big data. You will learn about tools for managing big data such as software applications, data visualisation tools and business intelligence. We also explore how to use big data to formulate organisational strategies and how big data is being used in social media, e-commerce and healthcare.

6Cloud Computing

In this lesson, we will learn all about cloud computing and what it is, we will explore cloud computing versus traditional systems as well as the advantages and disadvantages of cloud computing. You will also learn about cloud computing architecture and the applications of cloud computing for business use, personal use and identify popular cloud service providers.

7Internet of Things (IoT)

In this lesson, we will explore the pervasive nature of interrelated computing devices to illustrate the architecture of how smart devices communicate. You will learn all about the Internet of Things also known as IoT which includes, how interconnected devices have evolved from sensors to automation as well as big data in IoT. Then we move onto IoT architectures, including gathering data, processing data, storing data from IoT devices and application layers. Lastly, we delve into IoT in agriculture and healthcare.

8Artificial Intelligence (AI)

In this lesson, you will learn about the evolution of artificial intelligence (AI). We will also define what intelligent agents are and explore the meaning of artificial general intelligence. Next, we will debunk some common AI myths. You will also learn about the elements of AI, including machine learning and deep learning in AI, artificial neural networks, machine reasoning, as well as modern AI applications, such as AI in the automotive industry and AI in healthcare.

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4 weeks

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This course is fantastic! I learned so much so far, all topics are well explained.

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The team do a great job at cramming so much information into each hourly session. It never feels like cramming though and stays in the memory easily.

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I love the way the information is presented here, taking this courses you won't waste the time..

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