COMP06018 2019 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR GMP
This module provides an introduction to computer applications. The module is designed to give the student practical knowledge in the fundamentals of Information Technology skills through the use of Microsoft Office software packages. The student will also be introduced to how the Internet can be used for academic research and communication.
The teaching methods used will be a combination of lectures, self-study, tutorials, and practical computer-based exercises.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Identify the main component parts of a standard computer system.
Produce slides using a presentation software for staging presentations, incorporating a range of multi-media techniques.
Compile, edit and display data sets using a spread sheet and graphing software.
Create and edit documentation using a word processing software.
Create, edit and maintain database files and records using a database software.
Use the Internet for academic research and communication purposes.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Module Assessment Strategies
Main components of computer systems and computer architecture to include a range of appropriate peripheral and storage devices.
Tasks using computer applications to include word processing, spreadsheets, presentation and database software.
Use of the Internet for research and communications.
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Practical in class activities||Formative||Assessment||- %||OnGoing||1,2,3,4,5,6|
|2||Continuous assessment through short question quizzes in Moodle and practical assignments.||Continuous Assessment||Assignment||100 %||OnGoing||1,2,3,4,5,6|
Part Time Mode Workload
GCF Global (2019) available: https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/ [accessed: 21 March 2019]
Provided by the lecturer on a yearly basis.