Course Title: Interact with computing technology
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2013
Course Code: COSC5319C
Course Title: Interact with computing technology
School: 130T Vocational Engineering
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6114 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering
Course Contact: Program Manager
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254468
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Contact No: 99254604
Nominal Hours: 20
Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit covers accessing, inputting and storing information used in manufacturing, engineering or related environments, using computing technology.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology
1 Determine job requirements
1.1. Nature and scope of task requirement are identified.
Details of Learning Activities
The purpose of this course is to provide competency based training in accessing, inputting and storing information used in aerospace, manufacturing, engineering or related environments, using computing technology. Learning activities will include:
• ability to enter or retrieve data using appropriate software applications
• reading, interpreting and following information on written job instructions, specifications, standard operating procedures, charts, lists, drawings and other applicable reference documents
• planning and sequencing operations
• checking and clarifying task-related information
• using numerical operations within the scope of this unit
Week 1 - Introduction, OH&S. Basic search skills
Week 2 – Advances search skills
Week 3 - Basic Word skills
Week 4 – Introduction basic Excel skills
Week 5 – Excel skills (cont)
Week 6 – Excel information management skills
Week 7 – Excel Charting data
Week 8 – Using Find command in files
Week 9 – Assignment work
Week 10- Revision (Assignment due)
Week 11 - Revision
Week 12 - Test
Week 13 - Exercises
Week 14 – Feedback/review
Week 15 - Test resits/assignment resubmits
Note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly teaching and assessment dates are subject to change depending on class needs and availability of resources.
Microsoft Office Professional
Computer operating software - Microsoft Office (Word and Excel), Blackboard and Internet Explorer
Access to RMIT Email and Internet.
Overview of Assessment
Students are required to pass each of the following assessment tasks to complete this unit.
Assessment Task 1 - Assignment 1
Assessment Task 2 - Assignment 2
Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:
CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit
Overview of Assessment
Assessment Tasks 2 assessments:
1st - Assignment (weighting 50%) Week 10
2nd - Test (weighting 50%): week 12
Only the above assessments contribute to the final result for this course.
Competency and Grading Information
To be deemed competent students must satisfactorily demonstrate competence in all elements listed above. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.
Students are advised that they will be asked to demonstrate their competence per class observation, student assignments and tests which will be used to assess their competence.
All assessments for this course must be successfully completed to achieve a CA (Competency Achieved) grade. Only if Competency is achieved will a graded result be given using the coding choices below:
CHD: Competent with High Distinction
CDI: Competent with Distinction
CC: Competent with Credit
CAG: Competency Achieved - Graded
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did Not Submit for assessment
Assessment task and element(s)
Assessment 1: Assignment [Elements 1-5] Weighting 50%
Assessment 2: Test [Elements 1-5] Weighting 50%
Please note: while your teacher will cover all the materials in the schedule, the weekly teaching and assessment order is subject to change depending on class needs and the availability of resources. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the out of classroom activities during the non-classroom time.
Study and learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to all RMIT students. Services offered by SLC to support numeracy and literacy skills of the students are:
• assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
• maths and science developmental support and advice
• English language development
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and learning Support.
Disability Liaison Unit:
Students with disability or long-term medical condition should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete their studies.
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about the services offered by the Disability Liaison Unit.
Extensions (up to 7 days):
Students requiring extensions of up to 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. The student will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
Refer to the following address for details: http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/extension
Missed tests/exams or extensions of more than 7 days [Special Consideration]
Students seeking an extension of more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) and who meet the criteria for Special Consideration must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.
NB: Assignments submitted late without an approved extension/application for Special Consideration will not be assessed and/or marked.
If you miss an Exam/test and you meet the criteria for Special Consideration you must apply for same within 48 hours of the missed assessment.
Refer to the following address for details: http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration
Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University. Refer to the following address for details: www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly (daily recommended) check your RMIT emails.
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