Module Title:   Information and Communications Technologies

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   ENG0305L

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 3

Module Type:   Linked 10+10

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Mathematics and Computing (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Mr. David Keeble

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To provide students with an appreciation of the breadth of the engineering profession and develop skills to successfully deploy the techniques and technologies used to generate and communicate engineering knowledge to a range of audiences.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Concepts, theories and principles explored in formal lectures, practiced in tutorials and demonstrated in laboratory classes. Practical skills developed in laboratory sessions. Cognitive and personal skills developed in problem solving exercises.

Lectures:   48.00          Directed Study:   140.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   12.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Be proficient in the use of engineering tools and technologies. Describe of the key skills required for successful communication. Describe the range of activities commonly encountered in the engineering profession.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Acquire professional skills required by practicing engineers

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

IT skills, systematic problem solving, communication, teamwork, leadership, and personal management. Strengthen your skills in numerical problem solving, file/data management, data presentation, and data analysis.

  Classroom test   100%
  3 Classroom based tests

Supplementary Assessment:
As Original

Outline Syllabus:
Information technologies for engineers, Software Applications for Engineers. Information systems and environments, knowledge in the use of engineering spreadsheets (data entry, complex formulas, creating and interpreting graphs, performing analysis and problem solving).
Communication Techniques and professional skills, Reading Skills: Effective reading, note taking, library search and referencing, Oral Communications: Group communications, presenting information using notes and visual aids.
Personal Study Skills: Time management, examination techniques, planning your career, evaluation, prioritising and decision making

Written Communications: Technical report writing, essay writing, plagiarism.
Inter-personal Skills: Team work, leadership, networking, problem solving.

The Engineering Profession: The engineering profession, engineering disciplines, Keynote lectures on: Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Medical, Chemical engineering,
Placement and student opportunities.

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