INDUSTRY PROJECT 3B

CSE3PRB

2018

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential. Innovation and Entrepreneurship is about using your creativity to generate new ideas, understand and solve complex problems and thrive in a fast-changing world.

Subject outline

The industry project enables students to experience real-life involvement in the planning and development of a medium sized project relevant to their degree that address a real-life or community problem. The project utilises a teamwork approach to problem-solving in software engineering or cybersecurity. Students integrate previously learned skills and knowledge relating to technical, social and ethical issues. The subject covers project management, team organisation and communication, system testing, configuration management, technical documentation and reporting, project documentation and reporting and milestone presentation. The subject culminates in a technical report and presentation to client representatives. This subject addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTorab Torabi

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CSE3PRA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects CSE4PRO, CSE4PRG, CSE4PRA, CSE4PRB, CSE5PRB AND students enrolled in any Graduate Diploma or Masters by Coursework course.

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This unit of study represents the second semester of a year-long program. Students MUST complete both CSE3PRA and CSE3PRB in two consecutive semesters.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIndustry Project GuidelinesPrescribedTorabi, T.LA TROBE UNIVERSITY
ReadingsSoftware Engineering (Ninth Edition)PrescribedSommerville, I.ADDISON-WESLEY, 2009.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply advanced skills and knowledge to effectively manage and document team project meetings

Activities:
Highlight the importance of running of team as a very important aspect of running a project. Show examples and videos of team management. Provide weekly feedback to project teams.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

02. Critically appraise, analyse, refine and document system requirements to solve real-time problems in software or cybersecurity systems.

Activities:
Provide the process and approach for developing secure software systems and explain examples of user and maintenance or security requirements in software or cybersecurity systems for businesses. Participate in workshops to practice necessary skills and improving such skills. Highlight the importance of consistency in reference design and system implementation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Present detailed solutions in software or cybersecurity systems and their associated project management plans to technical and non-technical audiences and respond appropriately with queries.

Activities:
Highlight the standards, expectations, guidelines process, and content for presentation of software or cybersecurity systems testing and system prototype. Present seminars and workshops to practice the content and process of a good presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

04. Develop professional project design documentation and advanced technical reports to meet the requirements of software or cybersecurity system standards.

Activities:
Discuss the detail user and maintenance documentation of software of cybersecurity systems by applying standard notation. Provide practical workshops and seminars for developing documentation and testing the system.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Dandenong, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTorab Torabi

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Evidence based learning/problem based learning"

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
5 written Sprint Project management reports (1000 words total) (individual)These individual 200 word reports document the progress of the project and the student. Submitted in weeks 3, 5, 9, 7, 11.30 01
10 x weekly short online quiz (5 min weekly - total 1000 words equivalent) (individual)5min short online quiz conducted during weekly 1-hour Laboratory where practical project management and system development activities are conducted.15 01
Project Milestone Presentation (20 min, equivalent to 400 words per student) (team based)This 20 min. formative group presentation includes the project milestone solution and user stories (or case studies).10 02, 03
Final written Project Report (1200 words per student) (individual & team based)This 6000 word written final project report, submitted as one document by each project team, consists of individually written sections (approx. 1000 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approx. 1000 words, assessed as a group.25 04
Final Project Presentation (30 min, equivalent to 600 words per student) (team based)This 30min final formative group presentation includes the Final project design and implementation.20 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTorab Torabi

Class requirements

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

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Evidence based learning/problem based learning"

Computer Laboratory Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
5 written Sprint Project management reports (1000 words total) (individual)These individual 200 word reports document the progress of the project and the student. Submitted in weeks 3, 5, 9, 7, 11.30 01
10 x weekly short online quiz (5 min weekly - total 1000 words equivalent) (individual)5min short online quiz conducted during weekly 1-hour Laboratory where practical project management and system development activities are conducted.15 01
Project Milestone Presentation (20 min, equivalent to 400 words per student) (team based)This 20 min. formative group presentation includes the project milestone solution and user stories (or case studies).10 02, 03
Final written Project Report (1200 words per student) (individual & team based)This 6000 word written final project report, submitted as one document by each project team, consists of individually written sections (approx. 1000 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approx. 1000 words, assessed as a group.25 04
Final Project Presentation (30 min, equivalent to 600 words per student) (team based)This 30min final formative group presentation includes the Final project design and implementation.20 02, 03