CAPP06046 2020 ICT Applications

General Details

Full Title
ICT Applications
Transcript Title
ICT Applications
Code
CAPP06046
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)
Aine Doherty, Alan Kelly
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

In this module the student will learn how to use a number of business applications in the correct manner to accomplish business tasks. These tasks include project management, time management, content creation, data collection, communication and collaboration. The students will be able to plan, research, collaborate, manage and communicate by familiarising themselves using a variety of ICT applications. The students will be able to access the various paid and free applications and identify the key criteria for providing an effective solution for many everyday business problems.

 

 

 

 

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Use a number of management applications which allow collaboration on a project

 

2.

Create and edit digital content which can be used for a variety of business purposes

3.

Demonstrate use of data collection and presentation/visualisation applications

4.

Incorporate mobile devices and applications for business tasks

Teaching and Learning Strategies

The learner will be shown how to use the various applications including the best practise to achieve high quality business objectives. The learner will be expected to complete tasks using this application to demonstrate knowledge of the package.

Module Assessment Strategies

This module is 100% continuous assessment. The learner will be assessed through both individual and group projects with the final project being conducted completely online.

Repeat Assessments

The learner is required to repeat any failed elements from the module

Indicative Syllabus

Project Management

Learners will use a number of project management applications and collaborate on a project

Communication & Collaboration

Along with email the learner will be required to conduct a project online using collaboration applications including video/audio conferencing, social media and cloud based project management application.

Data collection & Visualisation

The learner will research, create and run a data collection exercise incorporation good data collection principles (eg GDPR & Ethical). This data will be processed into meaning information in a number of forms including charts, infographics and digital media.

Content creation

Create content for a variety of business situation including data presentation, product demonstration, promotions and Social/digital media marketing.

 

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Data Collection, Analysis & Presentation Project Individual Project 35 % Week 5 3
2 Digital Content Creation Project Individual Project 35 % Week 9 2,4
3 Project Management Project Group Project 30 % Week 12 1,2,3,4

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Practical Computer Laboratory Computer Lab 2 Weekly 2.00
Tutorial Computer Laboratory Tutorial 1 Weekly 1.00
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

Recommended Reading
2020-04-21 Microsoft Teams For Dummies John Wiley & Sons
ISBN 9781119660552 ISBN-13 1119660556

Discover the power of Microsoft Teams Millions of people access Microsoft Teams every day to assist with the collaboration it takes to get work done. That number continues to grow thanks to the countless communication tools for working with associates inside and outside your organization you can find in Microsoft Teams. If youre new to Microsoft Teams, start here. This book will give you must-have insight on chatting, file sharing, organizing teams, using video communication, and more. Youll also see just how you should be doing things, with best-practice recommendations and ideas for integrating Microsoft Teams into your existing workflows. Learn your way around Microsoft Teams and set up the interface Communicate via chat and video chat, inside and outside your org Integrate Teams with other Office apps for seamless collaboration Use Teams to optimize your meetings, build a knowledge wiki, and more! Microsofts shared workspace can help you get collaborative and stay connected to the people and files you need, whether you're at your desk or on the go.

Required Reading
2019-11-29 Learn Microsoft PowerApps
ISBN 1789805821 ISBN-13 9781789805826

A step-by-step guide that will help you create, share, and deploy applications across your organization using MS PowerApps Key Features Create apps with rich user experiences without paying for costly developers Improve productivity with business process automation using Microsoft Power Automate Build enterprise-grade apps with MS PowerApps' built-in storage space, Common Data Service Book Description Microsoft PowerApps provides a modern approach to building business applications for mobile, tablet, and browser. Learn Microsoft PowerApps will guide you in creating powerful and productive apps that will add value to your organization by helping you transform old and inefficient processes and workflows. Starting with an introduction to PowerApps, this book will help you set up and configure your first application. You'll explore a variety of built-in templates and understand the key difference between types of applications such as canvas and model-driven apps, which are used to create apps for specific business scenarios. In addition to this, you'll learn how to generate and integrate apps directly with SharePoint, and gain an understanding of PowerApps key components such as connectors and formulas. As you advance, you'll be able to use various controls and data sources, including technologies such as GPS, and combine them to create an iterative app. Finally, the book will help you understand how PowerApps can use several Microsoft Power Automate and Azure functionalities to improve your applications. By the end of this PowerApps book, you'll be ready to confidently develop lightweight business applications with minimal code. What you will learn Design an app by simply dragging and dropping elements onto your canvas Understand how to store images within PowerApps Explore the use of GPS and how you can use GPS data in PowerApps Get to grips with using barcodes and QR codes in your apps Share your applications with the help of Microsoft Teams and SharePoint Use connectors to share data between your app and Microsoft's app ecosystem Who this book is for This book is ideal for business analysts, IT professionals, and both developers and non-developers alike. If you want to meet business needs by creating high productivity apps, this book is for you. Don't worry if you have no experience or knowledge of PowerApps, this book simplifies PowerApps for beginners.

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