IS20020 Information Modelling

Academic Year 2020/2021

This module examines the ways we structure information in information systems, both on the Internet and in other networks, for a wide range of applications and users. Students will learn how a variety of organisation and retrieval systems work, learn theoretical and practical foundations for organising and retrieving text and other formats, and evaluate the state of the art in information organisation and retrieval.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Identify established tools and models for organising information.
2. Demonstrate understanding of tools and methods for information retrieval.
3. Understand and describe the changing nature of information resources and the process by which such resources are/will be published, organised, represented and retrieved.
4. Develop an organisation system for a small collection based on their understanding of class themes.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

20

Tutorial

4

Autonomous Student Learning

100

Total

124

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
This module includes lectures, class activities, debates and project work. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Equivalents:
Org & Retrieval of Info (IS27020)


 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Project: Individual final project Week 12 n/a Graded No

50

Class Test: Test Week 5 n/a Graded No

20

Essay: Assignment on understanding of information as concept and systems of organisation. Week 5 n/a Graded No

30


Carry forward of passed components
Yes
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Dr Páraic Kerrigan Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Susan Leavy Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Ms Christina McGuckian Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Ms Rachel Cook Tutor
Loise Macharia Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

 
Autumn
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 1, 5, 9 Mon 13:00 - 14:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 2, 3, 8, 10 Mon 13:00 - 14:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 4, 7, 11 Mon 13:00 - 14:50
Lecture Offering 2 Week(s) - 1, 5, 9 Mon 13:00 - 14:50
Lecture Offering 2 Week(s) - 2, 3, 8, 10 Mon 13:00 - 14:50
Lecture Offering 2 Week(s) - 4, 7, 11 Mon 13:00 - 14:50
Lecture Offering 3 Week(s) - 1, 5, 9 Mon 13:00 - 14:50
Lecture Offering 3 Week(s) - 2, 3, 8, 10 Mon 13:00 - 14:50
Lecture Offering 3 Week(s) - 4, 7, 11 Mon 13:00 - 14:50
Autumn