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Module

ACE1040 : Academic and Professional Skills

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Mrs Helen Adamson
  • Owning School: Natural and Environmental Sciences
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

The module aims to
•       develop basic skills in operating computer software within a Windows environment in the context of reporting the output of research
•       develop communication and study skills to enable independent learning at a HE level in particular how to find, analyse, synthesise and present information appropriately.
•       introduce the application of statistical techniques to agricultural, nutrition, business, environmental and animal data.

Outline Of Syllabus

MS Office: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Research skills: library search stragegy and referencing
Experimental design, basic data manipulation, interpretation and presentation,
Communication: essay structure, presentation, poster

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable