This module is not currently running in the selected year. The information shown below is for the academic year that the module was last running in, prior to the year selected.
2011/12 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
LUBS1151 Information Technology and Communication Skills I (Part-time)
10 creditsClass Size: 30
Module manager: Dr Alistair Norman
Taught: Semester 1 View Timetable
Year running 2011/12
This module is mutually exclusive with
|COMP1006||Effective Personal Computing|
|LUBS1150||Information Technology and Communication Skills I|
This module is not approved as an Elective
ObjectivesTo provide a simple, practical introduction to the effective use of information technology which will then be used in subsequent modules offered in the Leeds University Business School and in the world of work.
- An introduction to the concepts and terminology of IT
- The development of word processing skills for producing reports
- Basic aspects of the use of both spreadsheet and database programs
- Presentation software
- Web page development
- The integrated use of word processing and spreadsheets
- The use of network resources including the world-wide web, bibliographic databases and electronic mail.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||92.50|
|Total Contact hours||7.50|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||100.00|
Private studyFor each 10 credits of study taken, the expectation is that the normal study time (including attendance at lectures and tutorials, self-study and revision) is 100 hours.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackThe tutor is available to discuss progress with students during the practical class sessions. To provide additional, personalised feedback to students there is an opportunity to attempt all or part of last year's assignment paper and written comments will be provided.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Computer Exercise||Compound document & Spreadsheet||60.00|
|Computer Exercise||Database, presentation and web page development exercise||40.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Resit by 3 hour computer exercise
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 29/03/2012
Browse Other Catalogues
- Undergraduate module catalogue
- Taught Postgraduate module catalogue
- Undergraduate programme catalogue
- Taught Postgraduate programme catalogue
Errors, omissions, failed links etc should be notified to the Catalogue Team.PROD