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Parent Programme
Bachelor of Science in Computing (Level 7 NFQ)
MODULE NFQ
Level 6
MODULE CREDIT UNITS
ECTS: 5
MODULE TITLE
Interpersonal Skills for IT
Reference code: M1.3
STAGE
Year 1
Fall Semester 1
12 Weeks X 3.15 Hours per week

Minimum Intended Learning Outcomes (MIMLOs)

Upon successful completion of this module, the learner should be able to:
LO1
Communicate effectively in professional contexts overcoming any challenges to effective communication.
LO2
Understand organisational behaviour using emotional intelligence: internal communications, group dynamics & team work within disciplinary and non-disciplinary teams, managing conflict, motivation and intercultural awareness.
LO3
Utilise research techniques effectively to research, manage and organise academic and industry literature.
LO4
Present individually and within a team using effective communication skills and presentation technology.

Assessment

MIMLOs
Assessment
Percentage
1, 3, 4
Group Assignment
40%
1-4
Assignment
60%

Reassessment Opportunity

Where the combined marks of the assessment and examination do not reach the pass mark the learner will be required to repeat the element of assessment that they failed. Reassessment materials will be published on Moodle after the Examination Board and will be aligned to the MIMLOs and learners will be capped at 40% unless there are personal mitigating circumstances.

Interpersonal Skills for IT

Aims & Objectives

This aim of this module is to enable you to communicate effectively using a range of skills and tools both individually and in groups.  You will learn how to operate effectively within teams through understanding individual and group behavior.

This module will ensure learners meet the following objectives:

  • Develops crucial workplace skills such as planning, communication and teamwork ensuring effective research, storage and presentation of ICT solutions to real-world problems.
  • Use appropriate communication skills and tools apposite to an ICT setting.
  • Research, reference (Harvard) literature, cutting-edge industry practices and emerging and disruptive technologies.
  • Understand and ensure integrity and academic best practice in course-work.
  • Understand individual and group behaviour and be an effective team member.

 

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