Welcome to ITApps
Induction for New Students
Learning Mgmt System: vle.bbk.ac.uk
FdIT: FdIT website
Health & Safety
Fire alarm/drill – check Report suspicious
out instructions for exit people to Security
and assembly Desk/telephone 555
No Smoking policy Toilets
Health & Safety for Lunch and coffee
Display Screen Users
About the School
School of Computer Science and Information Systems
www.dcs.bbk.ac.uk for details of research, staff, facilities
First floor North Block Senate House
Student Identity Card for entry to Senate House with
photograph – must be shown at weekends - £10
STRICTLY no visitors without written permission
Workstation rooms for classes and independent study
when not used for teaching
Social spaces - ‘Superior environment for superior
students’ – Pls take care of the environment.
Finding out without killing
Short courses for professional development
Cert/Diploma in IT Applications
Dipl in Multimedia & Web Authoring
Dipl in Open Source IT Applications
Dipl in Web-enabled Databases
Dipl in Office IT Applications
Foundation Degree in IT
Finding out about Diplomas …
information on ITApps modules
(schedule, module specifications)
(information on assessment, deadlines, policy)
Administrator: Tara Orlanes firstname.lastname@example.org
Book classes, enquiries, change in personal and banking details.
Programme Director: Janet Billinge email@example.com
Learner support, advice, and individual surgery appointments.
Dipl in IT Applications, Dipl in Open Office IT Apps, Dipl in Web-
Programme Director: Ian Harrison: firstname.lastname@example.org
Learner support, advice, and individual surgery appointments
Dipl in Office IT Applications, Dipl in Multimedia and Web
Chair Exam Board: Ian Harrison email@example.com
Assessment enquiries, requests for extensions.
Fees and discounts
£300 per class BUT
AFTER you submit your work for
assessment discounted fees
6th module free to get certificate (£1500)
8th module free to get diploma (£1800)
Send changes in bank account/card
details to Administrator to avoid bad
Tara Orlanes-Angelopoulou ITApps Administrator
firstname.lastname@example.org - to update contact details, book
Tutors - for help with content of module.
Class Forum Discussion Board – for advice from peers
Book individual surgery appointments
.. If you have a problem with a class ….
If you have a problem with a
Discuss first with your Class Tutor.
Use Class Discussions Help to get
help/advice from colleagues.
Book surgery appointment. Don’t just
turn up and expect to meet with staff
who are rarely on-site. Email for an
Check EARLY that the
technologies work for you …
For System Support …
workstations in SHB43, workstations in SH128,
321, 352, 402, 536 SH131, B12
WebCT vle.bbk.ac.uk www.dcs.bbk.ac.uk/support
Student websites email@example.com
www.bbk.ac.uk/ccs include workstation
or tel 7631 6543 include
Help Desk Room 101
(collection of basic PC skills
documents and videos)
CCS or SCSIS Network
Understand EACH network - two separate networks managed
separately by CCS and SCSIS.
Logon CCS UserName/Password - note logon is case sensitive.
ONLY YOU KNOW YOUR PASSWORD. If you forget password
this can be reset ONLY during support working hours.
Passwords are not synchronised.
Your file space is N: drive (CCS), I: drive (SCSIS), probably C:
drive at home/office.
You are responsible for backing up - CCS/SCSIS do not
guarantee to maintain files between sessions.
Anything on C drive may be automatically removed and no
applications can be installed on workstations
Use websites and FAQ first
How to purchase hardware and software with student
How to get technical support?
How to avoid viruses, security, rules for use of
computers …… etc?
How am I doing?
Review learning points after completing
exercises and complete the reading
Keep a Learning Log
Self-test with quizzes
Peer feedback in group exercises
TMA feedback from tutors
Assessed components of
Group Exercise: Usability Evaluation of
TMA Tutor Marked Assignment 25%
FMA Final Marked Assignment 75%
Assessment deadlines and
Do not ask class tutors to extend deadlines as
they are not authorised to do so.
Ask your tutor for help any time before the
support deadline which is 2 weeks before the
FMA deadline. Tutors do their best to respond
promptly but be involved with other higher
Start work on day 1 – don’t delay assignments as
we cannot provide help at the last minute.
Assessment deadlines and
Apply in writing IN ADVANCE to Assessment Co-
ordinator to change a deadline in the case of
serious illness or family situations. Formal
documentary evidence is required to present to
Plagiarism is claiming the work of others as your own. If
you clearly reference any work done by others in your
assignments you will not be penalised. Indeed using
components developed by others mirrors how IT systems
are efficiently built so this is encouraged.
Plagiarism is regarded as a serious infringement and in the
worst cases you may be banned from all university courses.
Do not copy work from internet, other students, books,
tutors UNLESS you attribute any work that is not your own.
Your work is automatically checked out for plagiarism using
Ask your tutor if you need advice on what and how to
reference other people’s work in your assignments.