Short Title:Hospitality Information Systems 2
Full Title:Hospitality Information Systems 2
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:INFO H1025
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Travel, tourism and leisure
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:Owen Mc Fadden
Module Description:To establish a practical proficiency and a theoretical understanding of fundamental skills & applications that the learner will encounter in the hospitality and tourism sector, coupled with the abilities required to adapt to ever evolving technological requirements
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Application of productivity tools for reports, presentations, spreadsheets, promotional materials & merged applications
LO2 Refine search techniques coupled with methodical citation and referencing using electronic resources for both visual and text based content.
LO3 Create, search, gather, edit, consolidate and format imagery for use with productivity tools emphasizing quality, definition, storage and selection while recognizing sources & copyrights

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment An ongoing assessment of student participation and skills development in the module assessed on an ongoing basis incorporating all the weekly laboratory submissions from tasks completed during lab sessions or as home work. 1,2,3 20.00 Ongoing
Presentation Student produces a highly stylised slideshow based on a unique Tourist destination Theme. The selected theme provides source content for the other assignments throughout the module. 1,2,3 15.00 Week 2
Exhibition Evaluation Students will be assessed on a Newsletter, Pamphlet, Flyer & Poster using refined formatting techniques covering their theme. Mail Merge and using mailing lists for distribution will arise in this session. Students will be assessed on their online search methodology, the incorporation of proper referencing techniques and examples. 1,2,3 40.00 Week 7
Practical/Skills Evaluation The spreadsheets & numerical aspect of this module will be assessed via laboratory tasks of an increasing difficulty level and an end of session 90 minute in-Lab CA. 1 25.00 Sem 2 End
No End of Module Formal Examination

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus 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
Lab Demonstrations followed by students completing tasks based on the materials covered in the lab. All work is then submitted via the VLE for evaluation and feedback 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Tutorial Supplementary tasks and demonstration based on the weekly laboratory 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning Weekly assignments & incremental completion of ongoing projects. 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Read/Research/Study & independent learning time. 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Ralph M. Stair 2018, Fundamentals of Information Systems, 9th Edition Ed., Cengage [ISBN: 97813370990]
  • Lambert, Joan 2016, Step by Step Microsoft PowerPoint 2016, 1st Edition Ed., Microsoft Press Redmond, Washington [ISBN: 978-073569779]
  • Lambert, Joan 2015, Step by Step Microsoft Word 2016, 1st Edition Ed., Microsoft Press Redmond, Washington [ISBN: 978-073569777]
  • Frye, Curtis D. 2015, Step by Step Microsoft Excel 2016, 1st Edition Ed., Microsoft Press Redmond, Washington [ISBN: 978-073569880]
  • Paul Bocij, Andrew Greasley, Simon Hickey 2015, Business Information Systems, Technology, Development & Management for the e-business, 5th Edition Ed., Pearson Education Limited Harlow, England [ISBN: 978-027373645]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HHOTM_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Hospitality & Tourism Management 2 Mandatory