Information Technology & Communication

School of Physics and Astronomy

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences


Code 06674

Level of study First Year

Credit value 10

Semester 1

Module description

Basic use of computers and file management, word processing, spreadsheets, world wide web and Mathcad mathematical package. Supervised exercises in these areas. Introduction to library resources and data search facilities. Practice in writing different styles for different target audiences. Group exercises in role playing and scientific reportage by poster preparation or writing for a newspaper. Training in oral delivery of a prepared topic to the class.