Module Title:Business Applications 4
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 8 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Lab sessions - communication of knowledge by demonstration from the lecturer to the student. Problem solving Exercises will be utilised to resolve various computer applications tasks/scenarios. E-Learning - the module will be supported with online learning materials. Self-Directed Independent Learning - the emphasis on independent learning will develop strong and autonomous work and learning practices.
Module Aim: The aim of the module is to build on the skills developed in Business Applications I and to provide students with the essential information technology skills and theory required for entering the workplace or for continued studies. Furthermore, students will develop skills in Web Development and learning the advanced features of Word.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate the ability to use the advanced features of Wordprocessing
LO2 Demonstrate a basic understanding of the theory topics of hardware, software and telecommunications.
LO3 Design and create a website using a website development tool.
LO4 Produce cloud computing facilities for group interaction.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
Business Applications I
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Advanced Wordprocessing (30%).
Creating styles, templates, electronic forms, advanced tables; Using fill in fields; Working with long documents; Mail merge to produce letters, catalogues etc. and conditional merging.
Theory (10%)
Introduction to hardware, software and telecommunications, including cloud computing.
Web Design using Software Tools (20%).
HTML,CSS and Web Design basics; Working with Templates, Layout and Navigation; Adding Interactivity and Media elements; Testing, Uploading and Publishing to the web.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Practical skills in Web Development 3 20.00 Week 4
Practical/Skills Evaluation Practical assessment 1,2 60.00 Week 9
Practical/Skills Evaluation Cloud Computing explored 4 20.00 Week 12
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Laboratory Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Every Week 6.00
Total Hours 9.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 1.50
Independent Learning Time Every Week 7.50
Total Hours 9.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBACF_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting and Finance 4 Elective
CW_BBBBM_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management 4 Elective
CW_HHMKT_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing 4 Elective
CW_BBSCM_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Supply Chain Management 4 Elective
CW_BBINB_D Bachelor of Business in International Business incorporating Double Degree 4 Elective
CW_BPMKT_D Bachelor of Business in Marketing 4 Elective
CW_BBSCM_D Bachelor of Business in Supply Chain Management 4 Elective
CW_BBBUS_C Higher Certificate in Business 4 Elective