Networking

Short Course - 15 SCQF credits at level 11

Networking 15 SCQF credits at level 11
This module will enable you to evaluate recent technologies for information dissemination.

You will develop your ability to create a practical strategy for information dissemination, and develop your skill in the practical implementation of these technologies.

This course has one study option
Mode of Attendance
Mode of Study
Start Date
Course Length
Mode of Attendance
  • Online Distance Learning
Mode of Study
  • Part Time
Start Date
September
Course Length
15 weeks

On completion of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Critically assess a variety of information dissemination technologies
  2. Critically evaluate the contribution of a range of information dissemination technologies to provide enhanced visibility and performance for an information service
  3. Apply the principles of information dissemination to the creation of a plan for raising the profile of an information service
  4. Apply recent technologies in the dissemination of information for an information service

Topics covered:

  • HTML
  • Web 1 and Web 2.0
  • Blogs
  • Wikis
  • RSS (Really Simple Syndication)
  • Podcasts
  • Mashups
  • Knowledge Management techniques
 

You will learn through a mix of online lectures, interactive work and self-guided study. Attendance at the University is therefore not required.

Assessment

All learning outcomes will be assessed by an exercise requiring the design and implementation of an information dissemination strategy.

Academic Support

The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.

Disability & Dyslexia Centre

Study Skills Support

The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:

  • Academic writing
  • Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
  • Maths and statistics
  • English language
  • Information technology support

Study Skills Support

 

This course is ideal for students who possess an undergraduate honours degree in any discipline or who have relevant work experience.

All international students, for whom English is not their first language, will need either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL.

 

Course fees: £980

Additional Costs

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:

Other Fees and Charges

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Applications close 1 week prior to the start of the module. 


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