ENVR06065 2019 Information Technology 1 Computer Apps for Ecology & Environment
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.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Log onto the college network to perform printing and standard file management tasks on the network and for file management on removable storage devices.
Identify the main component parts and peripheral devices of a standard computer system.
Create documentation using Word processing software incorporating a range of data management and editing techniques.
Compile and edit data sets using Spread sheet software to include formulae, chart construction, and object linking.
Produce slides using Presentation software for staging presentations incorporating a range of multi-media techniques.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Module Assessment Strategies
Continuous Assessment Tests shall be conducted periodically during the semester.
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
|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
|Laboratory Practical||Computer Laboratory||Computer Applications||2||Weekly||2.00|
|Independent Learning||Computer Laboratory||Self Study||5||Weekly||5.00|