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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Please note that this information is subject to change.

Module Title ICT Competency
Module Code ED8002
School 78
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Margaret Leahy
Semester 2: Margaret Leahy
Autumn: Margaret Leahy
Module TeachersCatherine Furlong
Denis Twomey
NFQ level 10 Credit Rating 0
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None
Coursework Only
Resubmission following feedback If required standard is not reached in the first submission, feedback and further advice is offered and the student resubmits the file.

At the end of this short course students will be better able to use advanced word processing tools to present long documents such as a thesis in a consistent way. Students will use styles to present text, tables and headings consistently. They will also be able to generate tables of contents automatically

Learning Outcomes

1. Create and/or adapt appropriate styles to format normal text throughout a long document
2. Create and/or adapt appropriate styles to format headings consistently throughout a long document
3. Create and/or adapt appropriate styles to format blockquote text, tables, references, and captions consistently throughout a long document
4. Create and/or adapt appropriate styles to format blockquote text, table text, references and captions consistently throughout a long document
5. Paginate a long document in two sections with different formats as appropriate
6. Use styles to generate a table of contents which can be updated

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Lecture2Online or face to face lecture in which students are presented with all methods required in the learning outcomes
Assignment Completion4Preparation and online submission of a formatted document
Total Workload: 6

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
AssignmentSubmission of a file formatted using the methods described in the course and in the resource materials.0%n/a
Reassessment Requirement Type
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
This module is category 1
Indicative Reading List

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