SSS026 Developing Skills in Information Technology (6)

This subject aims to develop essential information technology skills required for a student to undertake study within the Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Science.

The first part of the subject develops students' basic knowledge with a personal computer. Next, it guides the student to understand how to manage files on a computer system and then provides skills to effectively use the internet. Finally the subject will develop a student's working knowledge in the use of word processing and spreadsheet application software.

Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


Office for Students

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of computing from a personal computer platform perspective;
  • Be able to manage files stored on a personal computer;
  • Be able to demonstrate an ability to effectively use internet resources from an academic perspective;
  • Be able to identify and use appropriate application software for specific tasks or activities.


This subject will cover the following topics:

- Personal computer fundamentals; - File management; - Academic use of the internet; - Application software - effective use of word processing and spreadsheet applications


Current Students

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Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.