An introduction to data and information
An introduction to data and information

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An introduction to data and information

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify some of the instances in daily life where a computer is, or is likely to be, involved

  • describe, in simple terms, the difference between data and information.

  • give a simple explanation of why computers are important to people in terms of data and information

  • explain in simple terms what a computer program is, and why one is necessary

  • explain the role of the computer with respect to the data given to it.

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