SFY0008 : IT and Communications
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr Ben Wetenhall
- Owning School: Engineering
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||5|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||5|
The aims of the module are:
A1: to introduce team working, problem solving, record keeping and presentation of results.
A2: to introduce Microsoft WORD and EXCEL for Engineering applications.
Outline Of Syllabus
The contents of the course will include: Maintaining a log book to record module activities; Problem solving; Time and meeting management; Research skills, identifying, reviewing and using references; presentations of set and self chosen topics; Group design project; Use of WORD to create a document containing words, graphics, tables, engineering drawings. Use of EXCEL to solve several mathematical and engineering problems; demonstration of a commerical finite element software.
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||12||1:00||12:00||Sem 2 Lectures|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||12||2:00||24:00||Sem 1 Lectures|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Practical||12||1:00||12:00||Sem 2 Practicals|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||52:00||52:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Formal lectures are designed to deliver the theories and their relation to the current practice and to explain the use of major techniques (IKO1 – IKO7).
Practical sessions and private study and research to complete assigned tasks demonstrating learning outcomes.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Reflective log||1||M||15||Log Book|
|Portfolio||2||M||50||5 x written assignments each worth 10%|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The coursework assessment requirements map the learning outcomes. The log book, record keeping, oral and written presentations from the Communication elements test the student learning outcomes.