Short Title:Hospitality Information Systems 1
Full Title:Hospitality Information Systems 1
Module Code:INFO H1024
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Travel, tourism and leisure
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:Owen Mc Fadden
Module Description:To bring all students to a practical level of competency in Information Systems tools, including productivity software as a pre-requisite for the subsequent modules.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Indicate a competency in designing and producing professional standard academic reports & presentations.
LO2 Be competent in the use of a computer, management of files, networks, remote access, backup strategies, and virtual learning resources.
LO3 Demonstrate an introductory knowledge of essential I.T. concepts, including storage, input/output, social media, security & internet technologies.
LO4 Engage in group discourse, study & presentation of research findings

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 deliverables. Assessment tasks can include skills tests, MCQs, research projects, problem based projects and reports. 1,2,3,4 40.00 Ongoing
Presentation Presenting to Peers: Individually showcasing best practice relating to the use of productivity tools for presentation 1,4 10.00 Week 6
Presentation Presenting to Peers: Group showcase best practice relating to the use of productivity tools for presentation. Synergy with LEAR H1001 1,4 10.00 Week 11
Written Report The application of all digital tools from INFO H1024 with LEAR H1001 skill set to produce a professional academic report with bibliography based on outputs from all six semester one modules 1,2,3 40.00 Sem 1 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 Learning to Learn and Information Communication Technology Synergy Lab 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Lab Demonstrations and explanations covering a potfolio of exercises and examples relating to course content. Tasks and exercises encompassing the learning and development of new skill sets. 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Complete weekly assignments & develop practical skills. 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Read/Research/Study & independent learning time. 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Lambert, Joan 2015, 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]
  • Laudon & Laudon 2018, Management Information Systems, 15th Edition Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 9781337099066]
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 1 Mandatory
TA_HHOTM_D_X Bachelor of Arts (Ordinary) International Hospitality and Tourism Management 1 Mandatory