CAPP06045 2020 Business Application Software

General Details

Full Title
Business Application Software
Transcript Title
Business Application Software
Code
CAPP06045
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
CAPP - Computer Applications
Department
BUS - Business
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2020 - Full Academic Year 2020-21
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Diolinda Coyle
Programme Membership
SG_MBUSI_H08 202000 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business & ICT SG_ALAW&_H08 000000 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Law & Business
Description

The aim of this module is to provide the learner with practical experience of popular business application software
The module is primarily practical-based and prepares the pupil for effective work in a business environment
The student is taught using various strategies, including direct and indirect instruction and independent study
The undergraduate is provided with multiple ways of accessing resources and demonstrates skills acquired in a variety of ways

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

utilize the Internet and search the Web effectively

2.

use an Email client efficiently

3.

generate compelling Presentations

4.

create various types of Word Processing documents

5.

produce a complex Spreadsheet

Teaching and Learning Strategies

  • direct instruction
  • indirect instruction
  • independent study

Module Assessment Strategies

Practical-Based Assessments

Repeat Assessments

If the Overall Mark for the Module is a FAIL, the student will be required to Repeat Failed Elements ONLY

Indicative Syllabus


Internet v Web

  • definitions
  • Internet – connecting, safety, ethics
  • web – browser, hyperlinks, urls
  • downloading, uploading
  • plug-ins, customizing, bookmarking/favourites, privacy, security
  • search engines – utilising, searching effectively

Email

  • types, interface
  • features
  • contacts, calendars
  • etiquette

Presentation Software

  • structure, formatting, editing, design
  • text, images, audio, video
  • animation, transitions
  • delivery

Word Processor

  • text – input, select, edit, format, align
  • find, replace, copy, move, delete, save, close, open
  • navigation, layout, organise, design
  • styles, objects, illustrations, sections, references, merge, review, preview, print

Spreadsheet

  • data – entry, select, edit, format, insert, delete, copy, move, save, close, open
  • replication, references, ranges, charts
  • formulae, functions (common, financial, logical, text, date, time, lookup, statistical, information)
  • integrate, sort, filter, validation, group
  • analysis – pivot tables/charts, what-if
  • dashboards, slicers, power query, macros
  • freeze, lock, protect, preview, print

 

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Internet, Web, Presentation, Email Continuous Assessment Assessment 30 % Week 4 1,2,3
2 Word Processing Continuous Assessment Assessment 25 % Week 7 4
3 Spreadsheet Continuous Assessment Assessment 45 % Week 13 5

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Practical Computer Laboratory Computer-Based Class 3 Weekly 3.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Self-Directed Learning 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Required Reading
2016-04-10 Illustrated Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2016: Fundamentals Cengage Learning
ISBN 9781305878945 ISBN-13 1305878949

Both computer rookies and pros can master Microsoft Office 2016 applications quickly and efficiently with this new book in the popular Illustrated Series -- ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & Office 2016: FUNDAMENTALS. Using a concise, focused approach and user-friendly format, the Illustrated Series features a hallmark two-page layout that allows the reader to see an entire task without turning the page. Skills are accessible and easy to follow with Learning Outcomes that outline the key concepts in each lesson. Larger full-color images reflect exactly what readers should see on their own computer screens. Each module begins with a brief overview of the principles of the lesson and introduces an updated case study for further application. Readers can count on ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & Office 2016: FUNDAMENTALS to perfect the skills they need now and on the job. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Module Resources

Additional Information

Resources will be provided to students primarily via an online learning management system