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Course Name : Information and Communication Technology

Code(Credit) : FSEE 1206 (1-1-0)

Course Objectives

  • To know about uses of computer and modern software.
  • Its importance in  various sectors of aquaculture.

Learning Outcomes

  • Using computer in better way to reduce time and information to storage and communicate.
  • Software using for analysis of water or soil samples in accurate way.
  • Future prediction of suitable species for business n particular geographical area.

Course Syllabus


IT and its importance. IT tools, IT-enabled services and their impact on society; computer fundamentals; hardware and software; input and output devices; word and character representation; features of machine language, assembly language, high-level language and their advantages and disadvantages; principles of programming- algorithms and flowcharts; Operating systems (OS) - definition, basic concepts, introduction to WINDOWS and LINUX Operating Systems; Local area network (LAN), Wide area network(WAN), Internet and World Wide Web, HTML and IP; Introduction to MS Office - Word, Excel, Power Point. Audio visual aids - definition, advantages, classification and choice of A.V aids; cone of experience and criteria for selection and evaluation of A.V aids; video conferencing. Communication process, Berlo’ s model, feedback and barriers to communication.


Exercises on binary number system, algorithm and flow chart; MS Word; MS
Excel; MS Power Point; Internet applications: Web Browsing, Creation and operation of Email account; Analysis of fisheries data using MS Excel. Handling of audio visual equipments. Planning, preparation, presentation of posters, charts, overhead transparencies and slides. Organization of an audio visual programme.



  1. Encyclopedia of Information Communication Technology. IGI Global Publication
  2. Balaji, V., Meera, S.N., and Dixit, Sreenath., (2007), ICT enabled knowledge sharing in support of extension: addressing the agrarian challenges of the developing world threatened by climate change, with a case study from India, SAT eJournal,, December, 2007, 4(1).
  3. ICTs for agricultural extension in India: Policy implications for developing countries. R. Saravanan. School of Social Sciences. Central Agricultural University (CAU).
  4. Gandhi, Rikin, Veeraraghavan, Rajesh., Toyama, Kentaro., and Ramprasad, Vanaja., (2009), Digital Green: Partcipatory Video and Mediated instruction for Agricultural Extension. Information Technologies and International Development, 5 (1), Spring 2009.
  5. DoA&C., (2000), Policy framework for agricultural extension (draft), Extension division, Department of Agriculture and Co-operation, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, New Delhi.
  6. Krishnareddy, P., and Ankaiah, R., (2005), A framework of information technology- based agriculture information dessemination system to improve crop productivity. Current Science, 88(12).
  7. Saravanan, R., (2008), e-Arik. In: Bagga R. K., and Piyush Gupta, (Eds.) Transforming Government: eGovernment Initiatives in India, The ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad.

Session 7 (Practical)

Session 9 (Practical) Creating Emails and its operating system

Session 10 (Practical)

Session 11 (Practical)

Session 13 (Practical)

Session 14 (Practical) Handling of audio visual equipments

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Session 17

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