Short Title:Experiential Learning
Full Title:Experiential Learning
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:PLAC H3005
 
Credits: 20
Field of Study:Computing
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:FINBARR FEENEY
Module Author:SEAN MC HUGH
Module Description:The aims of the component are to: Offer the student the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills gained in their course of study in an industrial work-place setting. Facilitate the student in developing the practical competencies and communication skills necessary to function as an effective team member in the work environment. Note:The module will be assessed by 100% continuous assessment and graded on a pass/fail basis
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Apply the skills and knowledge acquired on the academic programme within the workplace.
LO2 Discuss and write-up the learning achievements whilst on placement.
LO3 Discuss the quality assurance procedures in the host enterprise.
LO4 Work as a member of a team and have developed appropriate communication and interpersonal skills.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Reflective Journal Daily Journal Entries posted on DiaryPro or similar 1,2,4 40.00 Ongoing
Written Report Monthly Learning Report 1,2,3,4 40.00 Ongoing
Presentation Oral Presentation 1,2,3,4 20.00 Sem 2 End
No End of Module Formal Examination

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Placement Indicative Hours of Work 30.00 Every Week 30.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 30.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 0.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Placement Indicative Hours of Work 30.00 Every Week 30.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 30.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 0.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Eric Woodard 2015, The Ultimate Guide to Internships: 100 Steps to Get a Great Internship and Thrive in It, Allworth Press [ISBN: 9781621534389]
  • Lauren Berger 2012, All Work, No Pay: Finding an Internship, Building Your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience, Ten Speed Press [ISBN: 9781607741688]
  • Christine Fanthome,, Work Placements: A Survival Guide for Students [ISBN: 9781403934345]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Website: Diary Pro - Reflective journal moodle add-on
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_KITMG_D Bachelor of Science in IT Management 6 Mandatory