This module introduces students to key concepts relating to uses of ICT. Students will practise: file creation and management; network and data security; web browsing and information searching; on-line communication including email etiquette and personal IT security; creation, formatting and finishing of word processed documents; use of spreadsheets including formatting, standard formulae and creation of graphs and charts; creation of presentations, and some introductory work on project planning.
To pass this module, students must be able to:
- Demonstrate skills of information literacy.
- Create spreadsheets incorporating formulae and graphs.
- Develop creative and effective presentations.
- Search securely for online information before evaluating, managing and organising that information.
|Coursework||Produce an e-portfolio||75%|
|Coursework||Group digital project||25%|
Assessments may differ in 2020/21 due to adjustments for Covid-19. Please check Gateway for the latest regulations.
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