Short Title:The Digital T Student
Full Title:The Digital T Student
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:DGTS H4000
Credits: 6
Field of Study:Travel, tourism and leisure
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:Owen Mc Fadden
Module Description:The aim of this module is to provide students with diverse, transferable skills in data analysis, visualisation & professional profile digitisation by embracing the bespoke skillset of the ITHM T-student. The module will form a capstone in polishing a professionally communicating, digital savvy and industry ready individual.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Analyse, recognise, formulate & visualise data.
LO2 Demonstrate, differentiate and command decision support tools used in business, specifically spreadsheet and database analysis relating to Tourism & Hospitality
LO3 Self-reflect and evaluate constructive research criticism as determined by both peers and academics
LO4 Link, digitize and utilize consolidated programme proficiency & personal development.
LO5 Identify and nurture key support networks among industry professionals within their broad academic area
LO6 Be adept at adapting in social, digital and employment landscapes

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Weekly deliverables to assess on-going learning, using various methodology 1,2,6 15.00 Ongoing
Project Project involving building and managing a career focused social media presence involving a synergy of competencies derived from completion of all prerequisite programme modules 3,4,5,6 15.00 Ongoing
Other Developing an info-graphic based on a large data set using analytical tools. 1,2 15.00 Week 10
Practical/Skills Evaluation Individual In-Lab CA assignments to demonstrate learned abilities utilising relational database and spreadsheets 1,2 25.00 Sem 2 End
Oral Examination/Interview An interview and oral examination of skills & understanding. Students will use outputs from the module to produce and defend a high impact presentation suite. 3,4,5,6 30.00 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 Lab based instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Tutorial Itemised instruction and engagement 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning Completion of weekly laboratory assignments 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Reading, study and 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 Ed. Ed., Cengage [ISBN: 9781337099066]
  • David M. Kroenke, Earl McKinney 2013, Processes, Systems, and Information. An introduction to MIS, International Edition Ed., 4, Pearson Hall USA [ISBN: 9780133055443]
  • Simha R. Magal, Jefrey Word 2009, Essentials of business processes and information systems, Wiley Hoboken, NJ [ISBN: 9780470230596]
  • Wayne Winston 2016, Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling, Microsoft Press [ISBN: 9781509304219]
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 8 Mandatory