- Dr John Hunt (Associated Head of Department - University of the West of England)
|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||3 x 2 Hour Lectures|
|Practical||3 x 8 Hour Practicals|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||3 Assignments||100%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Resubmission of failed/non-submitted coursework components or ones of equivalent value||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Use software in a confident way to solve very basic IT tasks, such as:
1. Using the University network
2. Producing a professional document
3. Reviewing a peer's document
4. Basic spreadsheets and formulae.
Week 1: finding your way around a computer network. Task: set up your workspace on the University computers and demonstrate. Summative 10%.
Week 2: producing documents in a professional way. Using advanced features of Word or similar. Task: produce a professional style document and review that produced by a peer. Summative 40%.
Week 3: introduction to spreadsheets. Using formulae In Excel to produce a table to solve a problem. Task: add a table to document and review that produced by a peer. Summative 50%.
The module aims to increase students’ speed and fluency at using the computing equipment at Aberystwyth, with an emphasis on skills necessary for their future course.
This module provides a gentle introduction to using IT at University. The emphasis will be on using University systems effectively to produce documents and basic spreadsheets.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number||No|
|Communication||Yes in assignments|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Yes in assignments|
|Information Technology||Yes in assignments|
|Personal Development and Career planning||No|
|Problem solving||Yes in assignments|
|Research skills||Yes in assignments|
|Subject Specific Skills||See module content|
This module is at CQFW Level 3