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Computer Applications (Level 6)

10 Credit, Single Accredited Module, Level 6 - Semester II

Why Study?: 

This module aims to provide students with the ability to use standard workplace applications including word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, browser and email and search engine software.

Programme Modules: 

  • Introduction
  • Software
  • Office Automation Tools
  • The Internet
  • Cloud Computing
  •  IT and Citizenship

Learning Outcomes: 

On completion of this module, the learner will/should be able to

  • Organize files in folders and sub-folders in a computer file system.
  • Differentiate between software applications and their appropriate use.
  • Create an appropriately formatted document using a designated office automation application.
  • Create an appropriately formatted spreadsheet using a designated office automation application.
  • Create an appropriately formatted presentation using a designated office automation application.
  • Create an appropriately formatted database using a designated office automation application.
  • Research information efficiently using Web Browser and Search Engine tools.
  • Create a basic web site using HTML (or similar web design language).
  • Use a variety of communication and collaboration tools.
  • Become familiar with a wide variety of Internet applications
  • Have an awareness of policy, ethical and ergonomic issues in their use of personal computers

Other Essential Information: 

Duration:             4 hrs per week/13 weeks
Time:                   6-10pm/Thursdays – Semester II
Start date:           Thursday, 24 January 2019
 

Fee: 

€540

Discipline: Computing

Location: Mayo

NFQ Level: 6

Category: Single Subject

Contact: 

Email:  mark.frain@gmit.ie

Tel: +353 (0)94  9043116