ENVR06065 2019 Information Technology 1 Computer Apps for Ecology & Environment

General Details

Full Title
Information Technology 1 Computer Apps for Ecology & Environment
Transcript Title
Information Technology 1 Compu
Code
ENVR06065
Attendance
70 %
Subject Area
ENVR - Environmental Science
Department
ESCI - Environmental Science
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)
Guy Marsden
Programme Membership
SG_SECOL_B07 202000 Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with Ecology SG_SAPPL_H08 201900 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Archaeology SG_SENVI_B07 201900 Bachelor of Science in Science in Environmental Protection SG_SECOL_H08 202000 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Environmental Science with Ecology SG_SECOL_C06 202000 Higher Certificate in Science in Environmental Science with Ecology SG_SAPPL_B07 201900 Bachelor of Science in Applied Archaeology SG_SAPPL_C06 201900 Higher Certificate in Science in Applied Archaeology SG_SENVI_H08 201900 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Science in Environmental Science
Description

This module provides an introduction to computer applications appropriate to academic requirements using Microsoft Office. A range of data compilation and file management processes are introduced in order to provide the student with competence in a range of computing tasks.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Log onto the college network to perform printing and standard file management tasks on the network and for file management on removable storage devices.

2.

Identify the main component parts and peripheral devices of a standard computer system.

3.

Create documentation using Word processing software incorporating a range of data management and editing techniques.

4.

Compile and edit data sets using Spread sheet software to include formulae, chart construction, and object linking.

5.

Produce slides using Presentation software for staging presentations incorporating a range of multi-media techniques.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

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Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous Assessment Tests shall be conducted periodically during the semester. 

Repeat Assessments

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Indicative Syllabus

Basic concepts of Information Technology used in an ecological & environmental context and for academic work.

Main components of computer systems and computer architecture to include cloud based environment.

Tasks using computer applications to include word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software. Use of Internet & e-mail for research and communications.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Practical activities performed in class Formative UNKNOWN - % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
2 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 100 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Laboratory Practical Computer Laboratory Computer Applications 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning Computer Laboratory Self Study 5 Weekly 5.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

EMichael Miller 2012     Computer Basics Absolute Beginner's Guide, Windows 8 Edition, 6/ (ISBN-10: 0789750015) 

James Kennedy  2012       Complete ECDL 5, E/2  (ISBN 10: 0717150518)

Journal Resources

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URL Resources

www.gcflearnfree.org

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

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