CAPP06044 2019 Information & Communication Technology

General Details

Full Title
Information & Communication Technology
Transcript Title
Information & Communication Te
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Subject Area
CAPP - Computer Applications
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
06 - NFQ Level 6
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
David Loftus, Kieran Gallagher
Programme Membership
SG_TADWO_B07 201900 Bachelor of Science in Adv Wood Sust Building Tech SG_SAPCT_C06 201900 Higher Certificate in Science in Applied Construction Technology 1 SG_SCONS_H08 201900 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Construction Project Management and Applied Technology SG_SACON_C06 201900 Higher Certificate in Science in Applied Construction Technology

This module provides the student with practical knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. It will also develop an understanding of the role of information technology in the construction industry.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Explain the added value that effective use of information technology brings to the construction team members.


Create professional written documents, spreadsheets and presentations demonstrating skills and knowledge in Microsoft Word and Excel.


Communicate information effectively using appropriate software.


Manage, share and collaborate on files in an effective manner.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

This module will be delivered using computer laboratory demonstrations and practical student exercises. This approach is expected to address student learning needs. Moodle will be used to upload educational material (i.e. presentations and recordings of lectures plus supplementary reading material).

Module Assessment Strategies

This Module is 100% Continuous Assessment.

Repeat Assessments

Repeat Continuous Assessment.

Indicative Syllabus


Entering and editing text.

Tables, illustrations and links.

Design and layout options.

References and document referencing.

Viewing, reviewing and printing documents.

Document presentation.

Saving, exporting and sharing documents.




Entering and editing data.

Formatting worksheets.

Table, illustrations, charts, spark lines and links.

Page layouts and tabs.

Formulas and functions.

Viewing, reviewing and printing.

Saving, exporting and sharing.

File management.


Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Microsoft Word Assessment Continuous Assessment Assessment 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4
2 Microsoft Excel Assessment Continuous Assessment Assessment 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Laboratory Practical Computer Laboratory Computer Laboratory Practical 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent Learning 5 Weekly 5.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Office 2016 in easy steps, 2016. Michael Price, Mike Mc Grath.

Office 2019 All-In-One for Dummies 2019. Peter Weverka.

Essential Office 365 3rd Edition, 2018. Kevin Wilson.

Journal Resources


URL Resources


Other Resources


Additional Information