COMM06050 2012 Personal Development

General Details

Full Title
Personal Development
Transcript Title
Personal Development
Code
COMM06050
Attendance
75 %
Subject Area
COMM - Communication
Department
COMP - Computing & Creative Practices
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2012 - Full Academic Year 2012-13
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Vivion Kinsella, Susan Leonard
Programme Membership
SG_KWDEV_B07 201200 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Web Dev and Creative Media SG_KSYSN_B07 201200 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Systems and Networking L7 SG_KCMPT_B07 201300 Bachelor of Science in Computing SG_KCOMP_H08 201500 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing SG_KCOMP_G07 201500 Bachelor of Science in Computing SG_KCOMP_G06 201500 Higher Certificate in Science in Computing SG_KSYSN_B07 201500 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Systems and Networking L7 SG_KWDEV_B07 201500 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Web Dev and Creative Media SG_KCOMP_H08 201600 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing SG_KSYSN_B07 201700 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Systems and Networking L7 SG_KGDEV_B07 201700 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Game Development SG_KWDEV_B07 201700 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Web Dev and Creative Media SG_KSDEV_B07 201700 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Software Development SG_KCOMP_H08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing
Description

This module is designed to introduce the students to the Higher Education environment and to develop learning, study and communications skills early in their undergraduate career. The module will motivate students to develop a more independent, reflective and self-managed approach to study, learning, and time management.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

 Assist the development of an independent, reflective and self-managed approach to study

2.

Enable learners to plan their time more effectively

3.

  Build confidence in teamwork, giving oral presentations, academic writing and approaches to finding information.

4.

Familiarise learners with the Higher Education learning culture

5.

Inform students about the IT industry and provide the opportunity for them to explore the career opportunities in this sector.

Indicative Syllabus

  • Self review - assessing your skills and learning needs
  • How to study - reading, taking notes, where and when to study, examinations and assignments
  • Taking charge of your time - organising life and work - time management
  • Academic integrity - writing skills
  • Giving presentations
  • Working in a team
  • Personal development - overcoming obstacles and goal setting
  • The Computing Industry, career and opportunities

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Written Report Individual Written report Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 40 % Week 6 1,2,3,4
2 Presentation Group project Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 40 % Week 11 2,3,4
3 Interview Personal development Planning Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 20 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Tutorial Flat Classroom Interactice group Work, discussion, guest lecturers 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

The Business Skills Handbook, Horn. Roy 2009 CIPD

1st Cite @NCI (bibliographies & referencing made easy!) Buckley, Mary 2009 NCI

Other Resources

Online journal and case studies. Newspapers

Additional Information

None