|Module Title||INFORMATION AND COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY FOR RURAL STUDIES|
|Co-ordinator||Mr Simon Hulse|
|Other staff||Mr Penri James|
|Assessment||Exam||Practical examination : Spreadsheet and Data Presentation||50%|
|Continuous assessment||Database and word processing assignment||50%|
Aims of the module
Information management forms part of everyday life and is a tool for making descisions and presentations. This module aims to provide its participants with a basic competence to manage text, solve numerical problems and collect, present and analyse data using computer software and manual techniques. These skills are further developed and applied in other areas of the scheme.
On completion of this module students will be able to:
Syllabus / Curriculum design
This 100% hands-on module provides its participants with general personal computer skills in the introductory part of the module, through sessions on e-mail, internet and file management software. A series of practical exercises follow to develop the level of competence with a range of up-to-date office software.
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