Free course

IT: e-government

Free statement of participation on completion

You can now access government directly through the web. While studying this free course, IT: e-government, you look at the scope of e-government, the databases that are necessary, the use of biometrics in identification and verification of identity, and assess the usability and accessibility of websites.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the concept of e-government, and the associated benefits and drawbacks
  • understand how a relational database differs from a flat database, including the function and construction of a joining table
  • understand some of the basic principles of XML
  • understand the basic principles of biometric identification and verification systems
  • identify suitable entities, attributes and database keys for a simple database design.