CONS06047 2019 ICT for Construction
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.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Apply Information Technology to report writing, specifically long documents to Dissertation standard format
Demonstrate an ability to contribute to collaborative projects using Microsoft Office 365
Prepare Excel worksheet to perform multi-disciplinary calculations and lists of quantities
Demonstrate an ability to communicate ideas and present proposed and completed projects in multimedia format
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 Continuous Assessment
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
|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
|Laboratory Practical||Computer Laboratory||Computer Applications for studies||3||Weekly||3.00|
|Independent Learning||Computer Laboratory||Computer Applications for Studies||1||Weekly||1.00|
Required & Recommended Book List
2018-11 Microsoft Office 2019 Step by Step Microsoft Press
ISBN 1509307680 ISBN-13 9781509307685
2019-07-15 Shelly Cashman Series Microsoft Office 365 & Word 2019 Comprehensive CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
ISBN 035702642X ISBN-13 9780357026427
2016-02-19 Shelly Cashman Series Discovering Computers & Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2016: A Fundamental Combined Approach Cengage Learning
ISBN 9781305871809 ISBN-13 1305871804
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.