Faculty of Information Technology
|Faculty||Faculty of Information Technology|
|Offered||Not offered in 2014|
This unit prepares students for the professional workplace, through a professional placement in a library, archives, registry or other information agency; and a lecture/seminar series on professional issues within the information industry. The placement enables students to link theory with professional practice, and develops understanding of the role of information agencies within their environment. Lectures/seminars draw on current professional literature and key players in the field to explore a range of topical issues within the profession, the role of professional ethics and professional associations, and career opportunities within the industry.
At the completion of this unit, students should be able to:
Presentation on Professional Placement: 25%; Participation in Seminar and Discussion Forum: 25%; Professional Practice Research Project: 50%; Supervised professional placement and host supervisor's report (PGO grade)
Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:
(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:
(b.) Additional requirements (all students):
FIT3122 or FIT3123 or equivalent
Only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Information Systems, or the IM major of the Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems.
LAR3654, LAR3634, IMS3615, FIT5104, IMS5015