EMERGING TOPICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

CSE3ETI

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The subject focuses on one or more topics which are not covered in depth elsewhere in the curriculum and which are becoming important in the IT discipline. Recent examples of such topics include: data mining, human-computer interaction, internet information systems and mobile computing platforms. Students will explore the topics, surveying the literature, practice and application in the area. Each student will typically also research one aspect in depth, presenting that to others in the subject.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTim Whitfort

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites This is a final year elective, requiring the permission of the Subject and Course coordinators, based on the student's academic performance (minimum 65% average) and preparation (through prior study) for the topics to be covered.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects INT3ETI

Equivalent subjects INT3ETI

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify and analyse a new Information technology area or issue.

Activities:
Supervisor presentation and guidance via workshop or single consultation session depending on numbers
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research
Writing

02. Conduct a literature survey of an emerging Information Technology.

Activities:
Supervisor presentation and guidance via workshop or single consultation session depending on numbers to produce survey paper.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Writing

03. Identify appropriate methodology for investigation of emerging Information Technology.

Activities:
Supervisor presentation and guidance via workshop or single consultation session depending on numbers to select approach to investigation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Writing

04. Present a written report or paper detailing the results results of assigned work or conducted research.

Activities:
Supervisor presentation and guidance via workshop or single consultation session depending on numbers to produce project report or paper.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Writing
Creative Problem-solving

05. Prepare and deliver a presentation to a professional standard, the results of an assigned research topic.

Activities:
Supervisor presentation and guidance via workshop or single consultation session depending on numbers.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline-specific GCs

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTim Whitfort

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"a mix of readings, lectures, tutorials, seminars and projects equivalent to three hours contact per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 10-minute seminar presentationPresentations may be single or group presentations of up to three members. If a group presentation is given each member is assigned 10 minutes.20 05
one 2,000-word project-based paper40 04
one 2,000-word survey paper40 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTim Whitfort

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"a mix of readings, lectures, tutorials, seminars and projects equivalent to three hours contact per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 10-minute seminar presentationPresentations may be single or group presentations of up to three members. If a group presentation is given each member is assigned 10 minutes.20 05
one 2,000-word project-based paper40 04
one 2,000-word survey paper40 01, 02, 03