units

FIT5141

Faculty of Information Technology

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2015 (Day)

Synopsis

This unit consists of a number of seminars, the content of which will cover emerging information and communication technologies. Students will be required to undertake analytical research on particular technologies and present on recent developments.

Outcomes

On completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • critically analyse a range of recent developments in information technology;
  • develop high level understanding of emerging information technologies;
  • persuasively argue cases for and against the adoption of new information technologies under a range of circumstances.

Assessment

In-semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:

(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:

  • Two hours of lectures
  • One 2-hour tutorial

(b.) Additional requirements (all students):

  • A minimum of 8 hours independent study per week for completing tutorial and project work, private study and revision.

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