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Academic Learning Centre SUMMER PROGRAMME 2020

13th July to 7th August 2020

Are you studying for assessments and exams this summer 2020? Make the most of remote learning with the ALC Summer Programme 2020! 

At this time when so much is changing we are delighted to let you know that the Academic Learning Centre is avalable remotely to help you overcome challenges or problems that you might face in your learning for assessments and exams at this time.

In the drop down menus below you will find details about how to contact the ALC lecturers with your academic questions who will give you good guidance and advice to help you overcome your learning challenges.

The ALC Coordinators, Joy and Deirdre will be available remotely by link to answer all queries you may have and refer you in the right direction. 

If you have a more general question please don't hesitate to drop us a line here.

Watch this space for further information and detail on the schedule.

Maths & Stats

Have you heard about CIT Maths Online on Canvas? It's full of helpful Maths and Stats resources, notes, quizzes and videos to help you throughout the whole year.

 

During this period of remote learning we will be using the Maths Online module to offer Maths and Stats support to you and answer as many student questions as possible.

 

1-to -1 Maths appointments will be available from 13th July. Check back here then to see the breakdown of the times available. Please log on to Maths online to see the most up to date resources and to book a 1 - to - 1 video call. Find out how to add it to your Canvas dashboard by clicking here.

 

If you have any other question about our remote Maths and Stats supports email us at academiclearning@cit.ie using 'Maths' in the subject line.

 

 

 

Physics

Remote physics support will run from 13th July to 7th August 2020. Email academiclearning@cit.ie and we will put you in touch with Tom Bonner, who will be available to answer your physics queries via email and Zoom and will be available at the following times:

 

Week 1

Tuesday 14th July, Physics, 6 to 8pm

Wednesday 15th July, Physics, 6 to 8pm

Week 2

Tuesday 21st July, Physics, 6 to 8pm

Wedensday 22nd July, Physics, 6 to 8pm

Week 3

Tuesday 28th July, Physics, 6 to 8pm

Wednesday 29th July, Physics 6 to 8pm

Week 4

Wednesday 5th July, Physics, 6 to 8pm

Thursday 6th July, Physics, 6 to 8pm

Mechanics/Thermofluids

David Hodge will be offering support to students online throughout the Summer Programmme. David will deliver both Mechanics and thermofluids support via email, Canvas and Zoom.

Week 1 

Tuesday, 14th July, 5 to 7pm, Mechanics/Thermofluids

Thursday, 16th July, 5 to 7pm, Mechanics/Thermofluids

Week 2

Tuesday, 21st July, 5 to 7pm, Mechanics/Thermofluids

Thursday, 23rd July, 5 to 7pm, Mechanics/Thermofluids

Week 3

Tuesday, 28th July, 5 to 7pm, Mechanics/Thermofluids

Thursday, 30th July, 5 to 7pm Mechanics/Thermofluids

Week 4

Tuesday, 4th August, 5 to 7pm, Mechanics/Thermofluids

Thursday, 6th August, 5 to 7pm, Mechanics/Thermofluids

 

Accounting

Remote accounting sessions will run between 13th July and 7th August delivered by Nelius Flynn. 

Nelius will utilize both email and Zoom. Email: academiclearning@cit.ie with the subject Accounting and we will get you started.

Week 1

Wednesday 15th July, Accounting, 11 to 1pm and 2 to 4pm

Week 2

Wednesday 22nd July, Accounting, 11 to 1pm and 2 to 4pm

Week 3

Wednesday 29th July, Accounting, 11 to 1pm and 2 to 4pm

Week 4

Wednesday 5th August, Accounting, 11 to 1pm and 2 to 4pm

 

 

Meanwhile our lecturers have recommended some resources that might be helpful for your study

 

Websites for Accounting at all levels:
Financial Accounting Resources; Ebooks
  •  Frank Wood & Alan Sangster 2005, Business Accounting 1, Tenth Ed., 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,13,14,15,16,17,19,24,25,26,27,28 and 29, Pearson Education Limited London [ISBN: ISBN: 0-273-68149-4]
  •  ACCT6014 Accounting & Cost Accounting
  •  J R Dyson 2001, Accounting for Non-Accounting Students, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall [ISBN: 0273646834]

 

 

Advanced Financial Accounting Resources

 

 

 

Economics

Dr. Brenda Lynch will deliver remote ALC learning support sessions in Economics. Brenda utilises email, Zoom and a virtual whiteboard. These Economics sessions will run for the duration of the ALC Summer Programme from 13th July to 7th August. 

Email: academiclearning@cit.ie in the first instance with your Economics queries and we will put you in touch with Brenda.

Week 1

Monday, 13th July, Remote Economics, 12 to 2pm

Thursday, 16th July, Remote Economics, 3 to 5pm

Week 2

Monday, 20th July, Remote Economics, 12 to 2pm

Thursday 23rd July, Remote Economics, 3 to 5pm

Week 3

Monday, 27th July, Remote Economics, 12 to 2pm

Thursday, 30th July, Remote Economics, 3 to 5pm

Week 4

Monday, 3rd Aug, Bank Holiday No Sessions 

Thursday, 6th Aug, Remote Economics, 3 to 5pm

Friday, 7th August, Remote Economics, 12 to 2pm

 

Meanwhile our lecturers have provided the following advice to help you with your study:

 

Before searching for more resources online make sure to check what your lecturer has posted or recommended on Canvas.

If you would still like some more information have a look at the library's subject guide for economics . This displays books, e-resources, exam papers and additional support for economics and would be very useful for you.

Other good online resources include

 

Computer Science - Programming

Remote Programming will be delivered this summer 2020 by Urja Pawar from 13th July to 7th August.

 

Wednesday 15th July, 2pm to 6pm, Programming

Wednesday 22nd July, 2pm to 6pm, Programming

Wednesday 29th July, 2pm to 6pm, Programming

Wednesday 5th August 2pm to 6pm, Programming

 

In the meantime our lecturers have recommended the following resources to get you started with your study:

 

Recommended Extra Resources

Object-oriented programing:

https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/object-oriented-programming-oops-concept-in-java/ 

https://www.w3schools.com/java/java_oop.asp

https://www.tutorialspoint.com/java/java_object_classes.htm

https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/oops-object-oriented-design/

 

Data structures:

https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/binary-search-tree-data-structure/  

https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/avl-tree-set-1-insertion/  

https://www.tutorialspoint.com/data_structures_algorithms/avl_tree_algorithm.htm  

https://www.w3schools.in/data-structures-tutorial/avl-trees/ 

 

 

Chemistry

We plan to run Chemistry support during this year's ALC Summer Programme 2020.

 

In the meantime our Chemistry lecturer, Brendan O'Keefe, recommended the following as a source of lots of helpful Chemistry information https://chem.libretexts.org/

 

NMCI

As we are all online now students from NMCI can look at the relevant subjects above.

Login to drop-in to Joy and Deirdre @ the ALC!

Joy and Deirdre will be available to answer your queries at the following times:

Tuesdays, 2pm to 4pm, drop-in to Deirdre

Thursdays, 10am to 12noon, drop-in to Joy

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