PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT

CSE3PE

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In thisĀ subject students are encouraged to become aware of the professional aspects of practising in the computing field, to understand the ethical and legal responsibilities of computing professionals, and to consider the social implications of their work.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree in college of Science, Health and Engineering.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects INT3PE, MGT2BCO, CSE2COM, CSE5PE

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply ethical theory to the resolution of ethical dilemmas in IT

Activities:
Lecture (Ethical theory), Class discussions, Ethical Case Assignment (or exam question(s))
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)

02. Develop a personal ethical framework for IT practice

Activities:
Class discussions, Ethical Case Assignment (or exam question(s))
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)

03. Investigate and intensively analyse significant contemporary social, legal and ethical issues in IT

Activities:
Class discussions, Ethical Case Assignment (or exam question(s))
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)

04. Apply the principles of critical thinking to social, legal and ethical issues in IT

Activities:
Class discussions, Debate and "Social Aspects" Assignment (or exam question(s))
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)

05. Appreciate the responsibilities of IT professionals to employers, clients and society.

Activities:
Lecture (Professional Ethics), Class discussions, Ethical Case Assignment (or exam question(s))
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)

06. Develop an appreciation of the importance of reflection in professional practice

Activities:
Reflective diary
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTim Whitfort

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"one 3-hour session per week incorporating lectures, seminars and tutorials"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two assignments (each equivalent to 750 words)030 02, 05
One 500-word equivalent reflective diary010 06
Group and class presentation010 01, 03, 04, 05
Two 1500-word essays and two 10-minute presentations.050 03, 04, 05

Dandenong, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two assignments (each equivalent to 750 words)30 02, 05
One 1000-word reflective diary (equivalent to 500 words)10 06
Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, equivalent to 500 words)10 01, 03, 04, 05
Written examination (2000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two assignments (each equivalent to 750 words)30 02, 05
One 1000-word reflective diary (equivalent to 500 words)10 06
Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, equivalent to 500 words)10 01, 03, 04, 05
Written examination (2000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2017, Summer 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Tutorial
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two assignments (each equivalent to 750 words)30 02, 05
One 1000-word reflective diary (equivalent to 500 words)10 06
Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, equivalent to 500 words)10 01, 03, 04, 05
Written examination (2000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Sydney, 2017, Study Period 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Tutorial
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two assignments (each equivalent to 750 words)30 02, 05
One 1000-word reflective diary (equivalent to 500 words)10 06
Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, equivalent to 500 words)10 01, 03, 04, 05
Written examination (2000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Sydney, 2017, Study Period 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two assignments (each equivalent to 750 words)30 02, 05
One 1000-word reflective diary (equivalent to 500 words)10 06
Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, equivalent to 500 words)10 01, 03, 04, 05
Written examination (2000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Sydney, 2017, Study Period 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two assignments (each equivalent to 750 words)30 02, 05
One 1000-word reflective diary (equivalent to 500 words)10 06
Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, equivalent to 500 words)10 01, 03, 04, 05
Written examination (2000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05