Faculty of Information Technology
|Faculty||Faculty of Information Technology|
|Offered||Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Day)|
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Off-campus)
Students are introduced to the practical environment where theory of information management and systems is applied and helps prepare students for entry into the professional workplace. Through a fieldwork placement, students gain in-depth understanding of information agencies and the organisational environment in which they operate. It encourages analysis of links between theoretical concepts of information management, knowledge management and systems, to professional practice in the workplace. The unit evaluates issues in information management and information systems currently identified by practitioners, managers, researchers, organisations, and academics as being of professional concern.
At the completion of this unit students will:
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.) Study schedule for off-campus students:
(c.) Additional requirements (all students):
Only available to students in the Graduate Diploma of Information and Knowledge Management or students in the Library, Archival and Recordkeeping Systems specialisation or the Corporate Information and Knowledge Management specialisation in the MBIS or MBIS Professional. Entry to this unit is subject to approval. The unit should be undertaken after other core units of the specialisation have been completed.