Information and publishing technology
Study plans 2016-2017 - IMT1401 - 5 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes


  • The candidate can summarize the historical development in the field.
  • The candidate can describe a computers architecture and operation.
  • The candidate can use the colleges information systems and infrastructure.
  • The candidate can use and explain different protocols for data transfer and in what contexts they are used.


  • The candidate should master delivery of data into and retrieval of data from relevant information systems at the college with the help of relevant software.
  • The candidate must master the use of the school's wired and wireless computer networks and infrastructure.
  • The candidate can create data in different formats and transcode file-based data to other formats.
  • The candidate can manage their own data in such a way that they are protected against disclosure and misuse.

General competency

  • Candidates may use relevant publishing systems to communicate information.
  • The candidate knows the important cooperative systems that enable group work both locally and at distance.
  • The candidate should be familiar with basic methods of innovation.


  • History
  • Computer architecture and function
  • Operating systems, software and data
  • Data Communications and Protocols
  • File formats for storing and exchanging data
  • Information security
  • Services on the colleges network (both intranet and internet based.)

Teaching Methods

Group works
Laboratory work

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 3 hours

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

The person responsible for the course will grade the written exam.
An external examiner will be used in addition every forth year, next time for the external examiner will be in 2015.

Re-sit examination

Ordinary sit for the written exam.

Examination support


Coursework Requirements

  • Three out of five lab assignments must be approved.
  • The student must have participated in the 3KK course.

Teaching Materials

  • Computers Are Your Future, Introductory, 12/E, Cathy LaBerta, ISBN-13: 9780132545181, Prentice Hall
  • Forelesningsnotater
  • Dokumentasjon for relevant programvare

Replacement course for

IMT1041 Information and publishing technology.