CONS06047 2019 ICT for Construction

General Details

Full Title
ICT for Construction
Transcript Title
ICT for Construction
Code
CONS06047
Attendance
70 %
Subject Area
CONS - Construction
Department
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
David Loftus, Michael Sheridan
Programme Membership
SG_TADWO_B07 201900 Bachelor of Science in Technology 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
Description

This module is designed to further develop the students proficiency in Information and Communications Technology. Individual and collaborative student assignments, presentations and reports will be covered to prepare the student for communicating their concepts and ideas in a comprehensive manner using Microsoft Office 365. Case studies will be used to demonstrate report writing, presentation skills, the ability to incorporate worksheet calculations in the students assignments and the skills to produce surveys using on-line applications.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Apply Information Technology to report writing, specifically long documents to Dissertation standard format

2.

Demonstrate an ability to contribute to collaborative projects using Microsoft Office 365

3.

Prepare Excel worksheet to perform multi-disciplinary calculations and lists of quantities

4.

Demonstrate an ability to communicate ideas and present proposed and completed projects in multimedia format

5.

Produce contextual surveys to gather and evaluate data using on-line survey applications

Teaching and Learning Strategies

This module will be delivered using blended learning techniques. This will include lectures and demonstrations in a computer laboratory. Students will validate their understanding of the module material by completing in-class assignments and using course projects as case studies wherever possible. Moodle will be employed to disseminate notes, resources and upload ongoing assignments.  

 

Module Assessment Strategies

100% Continuous Assessment

Repeat Assessments

Repeat Continuous Assessment

Indicative Syllabus

Working with long documents

Cloud storage and retrieval

Collaborative student engagement

Multimedia presentations to encourage creativity and confidence

Multidisciplinary video assignments

Using worksheets to perform multi-disciplinary calculations, lists of quantities and costings

Design and create surveys for data gathering and analysis

 

 

 

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Word processing to Dissertation standard formatting Continuous Assessment Assignment 30 % Week 5 1
2 Multimedia presentation Continuous Assessment Assignment 25 % Week 8 2,4
3 Application of Excel to create, analyse and display numerical and graphical data Continuous Assessment Assignment 30 % Week 11 3
4 Survey design, data gathering and presentation Continuous Assessment Assignment 15 % End of Semester 5

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Laboratory Practical Computer Laboratory Computer Applications for studies 3 Weekly 3.00
Independent Learning Computer Laboratory Computer Applications for Studies 1 Weekly 1.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
2018-11 Microsoft Office 2019 Step by Step Microsoft Press
ISBN 1509307680 ISBN-13 9781509307685
Recommended Reading
2019-07-15 Shelly Cashman Series Microsoft Office 365 & Word 2019 Comprehensive CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
ISBN 035702642X ISBN-13 9780357026427
Recommended Reading
2016-02-19 Shelly Cashman Series Discovering Computers & Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2016: A Fundamental Combined Approach Cengage Learning
ISBN 9781305871809 ISBN-13 1305871804

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Lambert, J., Frye, C., (2018). Microsoft Office 2019 Step by Step. 1st Edition. Microsoft Press.

Vermaat, E., (2019). Shelly Cashman Series Microsoft Office 365 & Word 2019 Comprehensive. 1st Edition. CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing.

Campbell, T., Freund, M., Frydenberg, M., Last, Z., Pratt, J., (2016). Shelly Cashman Series Discovering Computers & Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2016: A Fundamental Combined Approach. 1st Edition. Cengage Learning.

 

Journal Resources

None

URL Resources

None

Other Resources

Moodle 

Computer laboratory

Additional Information

None