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    Digital Literacy LAB for Educators
    ( 2021-04) Pauncefort, Emma
    The Digital Literacy Lab for Educators (DLLE) offers an essential course of personal and professional development for instructors, mentors, learners, and anyone interested in new approaches to education. The course is centred on supporting individuals to become more responsible ‘netizens’ or engage in good ‘netizenship’. For student and educator alike, it is essential to have good digital literacy skills to participate meaningfully and responsibly in the online world. The uncertain future facing the education sector and indeed, society at large as triggered by the Covid-19 crisis, makes the need for widespread digital literacy even greater. DLLE sets itself apart from other resources in the digital literacy space by connecting the dots between critical thinking and literacy, and the digital world. This means that the focus is on cognitive skills rather than technical knowledge development. Participants will be pushed to rethink how their activity online and offline contributes to their personal and professional development.
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    Introduction to Artificial Intelligence for IT and Non-IT Professionals
    ( 2021-05) Alvi, Zafar
    "Artificial Intelligence (AI) for IT and non-IT professionals" course targets both IT professionals and Non-IT professionals. The objective of the course is to introduce the basic concepts of Artificial intelligence to provide an overview of the basic AI techniques with the help of innovations such as a case study and simple examples as well as web graphics to keep the audience interested in the subject. Material is also included for more serious learners who may like to take it up further. The idea is also to remove the fear-factor among the general audience. Various artificial intelligence techniques such as knowledge representation, reasoning, and search strategy, rules, learning techniques, AI tools will be used to demonstrate the case study. Presented by Dr Zafar Alvi at the Virtual University of Pakistan.
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    Computer Security, Forensics and Ethical Hacking
    ( 2018-06) Chiniah, A ; Jaunbuccus, S ; Halkhoree, R
    The aim of this course is to equip learners with the knowledge and techniques for computer forensics practices and evidence analysis. It prepares learners to use various forensic investigation approaches and tools necessary to start a computer forensics investigation. It also aims at increasing the knowledge and understanding in cyber security and ethical hacking.
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    IoT and Cloud Computing
    ( 2018-06) Armoogum, S ; Mungur, A U
    This 3-credit module provides an overview of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud Computing concepts, infrastructures and capabilities. This will help students gain the necessary knowledge to construct IoT systems and use cloud services for processing and storage of the data produced by the IoT devices. Emphasis had been placed on the architecture and design of IoT systems, the different technologies (wireless/mobile/sensor) governing system implementation and the migration of the data to the Cloud for processing.
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    R Programming & Big Data Analytics
    ( 2018-06) Khan, M Heenaye-Mamode ; Gobin, B ; Nagowah, S G ; Nagowah, L ; Cadersaib, Z
    In the new data era, the power of data analytics is allowing businesses to provide more value-added products and services. New discoveries and trends are being identified in fields such as banking, medical, manufacturing, sales and marketing, mastering the appropriate tools to derive knowledge from data has become key. Several tools and platforms have emerged to be able to mine the Big Data and provide meaningful insights. In this course, you will discover the power of R integrated in a Big Data environment. You will first be introduced with the basics of R and Big Data before embarking on the journey to R and Big Data analytics. Through the guided activities provided, any novice user can easily embark in R and Big Data.