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MODULE DETAILS
Computing Modules

Nominal Duration 80 hours     Module Codes NOS222, NOS215, NOS216

 

MODULE PURPOSE

To provide participants with the computing skills and literacy required to effectively handling of programs useful in the food processing industry.

 

Learning Strategy:

This program is designed to be competed by self-pace student centred learning.

Students are to follow the procedures and instructions in a sequential manner as layed out in the textbook.

Students are to take advantage of on-line assistance as provided on the course web page at

http://barry-b.tripod.com/computing.html and to contact the lecturer in charge via e-mail at

barry_bw@yahoo.com and students are required to join the WAI Food Technology mailing list at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WAI-FoodTechnology/

which will allow them to communicate with other students in the group.

Assessment Method

Satisfactory completion and submission of every second "Self Test" tasks in the relevant chapters of the

Text book. "Microsoft Office Stable "

The edition of  Microsoft Office Stable used should match the version of  Microsoft Office used on the computer used by the students.

i.e “Microsoft Office Stable 2003” is used by students with Microsoft Office XP

Introduction Word Processing Introduction Chapters 1 to 13 100%,

Spreadsheets Fundamentals Chapters 1 to 11 100%,

Data Bases Fundamentals Chapters 1 to 7 100%,

 

 

LEARNING OUTCOME DETAILS

Learning Outcomes NOS 222.

Outcome 1: Use OHS practises relevant to Computing

Outcome 2: Use manual and on-line help to solve problems

Outcome 3: Create, save and print a word processed document

Outcome 4: Format, Edit and print simple documents

Outcome 5: Create and print simple mail-merge documents

Outcome 6: Manage electronic files

Outcome 7: Apply recycles techniques to save paper

Learning Outcomes NOS 215

Outcome 1: Use OHS practises relevant to Computing

Outcome 2: Use manual and on-line help to solve problems

Outcome 3: Access an established database file and manipulate data

Outcome 4: Produce useable reports from a database file, according to specified criteria

Outcome 5: Modify the structure of a database and manipulate data in a database file

Outcome 6: Manage and written files

Outcome 7: Apply recycle techniques to save paper

Learning Outcomes NOS 216

Outcome 1: Use OHS practises relevant to Computing

Outcome 2: Use manual and on-line help to solve problems

Outcome 3: Design and construct a spreadsheet to meet requirements of a given situation

Outcome 4: Edit and manipulate data in a spreadsheet document

Outcome 5: Format and print a spreadsheet document according to specified criteria

Outcome 6: Manage and written files

Outcome 7: Apply recycle techniques to save paper

Text Book:

Hawking, P., McCarthy, B., and Nikakis, C, "Microsoft Stable Office " Prentice Hall, Sydney