Module Identifier IL10720  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Dr David Stoker  
Semester Semester 1  
Other staff Mrs Lucy Tedd, Mr Timothy Gillison  
Course delivery Lecture   10 Hours 10 x 1 hour lectures  
  Practical   20 Hours 10 x 2 hours  
Assessment Essay   1 essay of 3,000 words This piece of work is worth 30% of your overall marks for this module. It may be commenced at any time, and should be submitted by the Friday of week 13 (4.00pm, 14 January 2001). No late submissions will be allowed. Your essay must be word-processed and should also be spell-checked - hand written submissions will not be accepted. Details of the essay titles and notes on what we are looking for are available at   30%  
  Exam   2 Hours 1.5 written exam 1 x 2 hour written exam The two hour examination represents 40% of your overall marks. It will cover those topics introduced in the lecture theatre and practical teaching sessions and the associated readings. Students will be required to answer three questions from a choice of eight questions. Former examination papers for the module are available at under module number IL10310 but students should note the change of format that will be introduced in January 2001.   40%  
  Project work   1 practical project The project is worth 30% of your overall marks. Students are required to produce an illustrated document and Web page, using a range of information in electronic formats. Details are available at and will be covered in the practical sessions. The completed project together with a 1,000 word commentary should be submitted by 3.00pm on Friday 16 December 2000. Any late submissions will be penalised (see ILS Undergradute Programme Handbbo p. 13).   30%  

Brief description

An introduction to information technology and its application to information transfer. Topics covered include: Technological developments in information delivery, media, formats and standards for the creation, storage and communication of electronic documentation.

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