|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Essay (2500 words)||50%|
|Semester Assessment||Report (2500 words)||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Essay (2500 words)||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Report (2500 words)||50%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Explain and provide critical comment on the context and definitions, background and evolution of the principles of knowledge and information management.
2. Critically analyse the relationship between frameworks and theories for knowledge and information management.
3. Provide a critical analysis of the available and developing technologies for knowledge and information management to current practice and existing developments.
4. Apply a critical analysis of theory and technology to the application of design and strategy for knowledge and information management in an organization.
5. Visually represent information and knowledge structures.
Knowledge and information management is necessary to provide a robust underpinning for understanding technological developments, how information affects in society and how we engage tactically with information and knowledge in organizations.
Technology as a support for information management. Knowledge and information management: process and structure.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number||Not a core element within this module.|
|Communication||Methods of communicating knowledge and information will be covered in the module. The essay and report elements for the assignments will assess communication skills.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Reflection on learning skills will be encouraged. Assignment feedback will allow further reflection.|
|Information Technology||Appreciation of the role of technology and technological methods will be developed in the module. Presentation of course work will rely on the use of information technology.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||Consideration of the skills developed in the module will be explored in relation to career options.|
|Problem solving||The lectures introduce problems related to the subject, which are then analysed and presented in the assignments.|
|Research skills||The assignments rely upon identification of information and its processing. The essay and report elements for the assignments will assess research and information literacy skills.|
|Subject Specific Skills||Knowledge gained with regard to the theoretical and practical aspects of knowledge and information management.|
|Team work||This will be developed through activities within the delivery of the module.|
This module is at CQFW Level 6