|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||6 x 1 Hour Lectures|
|Practical||10 x 2 Hour Practicals|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Demonstration (Peer assessed presentation)||20%|
|Semester Assessment||Poster (A3)||30%|
|Semester Assessment||Pamphlet (Report of 2,000 words)||30%|
|Semester Assessment||Tactical Guide (Report of 2,000 words)||20%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Demonstration Students must resubmit failed components (Presentation assessed by staff)||20%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Poster (A3)||30%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Pamphlet (Report of 2,000 words)||30%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Tactical Guide (Report of 2,000 words)||20%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Lead a group demonstration session of a game/puzzle.
2. Analyse a game/puzzle and presnet key features via a poster.
3. Identify key information about a game/puzzle and communciate this via a pamphlet.
4. Analyse a detailed example of play of a game/puzzle.
There is an increasing demand in the workplace for graduates skilled in problem solving, and who are then able to communicate their findings. This module consists of analysing various games and puzzles, by both logical reasoning and experimentation in play, and then disseminating the information through presentations, posters and pamphlets, and developing technological aids. Students will work in groups. For each puzzle, students will complete exactly one of the assessments.
2. FOUR GIVEN PUZZLES/GAMES. Outline. Experimentation. Analysis of game/puzzle. Student led demonstration session. Reflection on outcomes.
3. POSTERS. Selecting content. Appropriate balance of text and pictures.
4. PAMPHLETS. Writing concise and informative summaries. Outlining rules and strategies.
5. TACTICAL GUIDE. Detailed example of play, possibly enhanced by technology.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number||Present throughout the module.|
|Communication||Verbal instructions should clarify understanding; written documents must be clear and well-structured; presentations should be informative and easy to comprehend.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Students are expected to develop their own approaches to time-management regarding the completion of tasks on time.|
|Information Technology||Word processing skills required for report writing.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||Ability to analyse a problem, and develop optimal strategies.|
|Problem solving||Fundamental part of the entire module.|
|Research skills||Students will be encouraged to independently find and assimilate useful resources.|
|Subject Specific Skills||Develops logical thinking and systematic approaches.|
|Team work||Students will be working in teams throughout the module.|
This module is at CQFW Level 4