This free course is based on extracts from the Open University courses Introduction to computing and information technology 2. It was edited by Elaine Thomas and Paul Piwek. It was first published in June 2020.and TM112
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Introduction, Section 1.1 and 1.2 of TM112 Block 3 Part 1 (Author: Lindsey Court)
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