PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT

CYB5PE

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students undertake a comprehensive study of workplace practices related to the ICT industry and reflect heavily on their personal views and approaches to individual and team responsibilities. Students develop professional skills related to ethical and moral decision making and evaluate the social implications of their work and the broader global context. The subject requires active participation in group discussions and activities.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul Watters

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted into SMCYC or SMCYL or SMCYB or must obtain subject coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects CSE5PE, CSE3PE, INT3PE, MGT2BCO, CSE2COM AND Students in the following courses are not permitted to enrol: SBCS, SBIT, SBCSGT, SVCSE, SZCSC, SBITP and SBBIY.

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions The subject has been developed in accordance with the Guide to Developing an Inclusive Curriculum and Checklist for Inclusive Curriculum. In the subject, opportunities to engage students' existing knowledge base are provided. The values, culture, background and experience of all students are acknowledged.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

Activities:
Face-to-face: Lecture (Ethical theory), Class discussions, Ethical Case Assignment (or exam question(s)) Online: Readings, Case Studies, Discussions, Online activities, Self-reflection

02. Develop a personal ethical framework for IT practice incorporating awareness of cultural and global issues

Activities:
Face-to-face: Class discussions, Assignments (or exam question(s)) Online: Readings, Case Studies, Discussions, Online activities, Self-reflection

03. Investigate and analyse significant contemporary social, legal and ethical challenges in a globalised IT market

Activities:
Face-to-face: Class discussions, Assignments (or exam question(s)) Online: Readings, Case Studies, Discussions, Online activities, Self-reflection

04. Reflect and analyse personal viewpoints toward managing relationships and maintaining professional standards in the workplace

Activities:
Face-to-face: Class discussions, Assignments (or exam question(s)) Online: Readings, Case Studies, Discussions, Online activities, Self-reflection

05. Critically evaluate issues arising from communication and cultural differences and propose alternative approaches

Activities:
Face-to-face: Lecture (Professional Ethics), Class discussions, Assignments (or exam question(s)) Online: Readings, Case Studies, Discussions, Online activities, Self-reflection

06. Critically appraise the role of information technology in global citizenship and communication

Activities:
Face-to-face: Two lectures cover the leadership and networking theories and concepts. In practice classes, students chair a meeting and demonstrated networking skills in a simulated role play. Online: Readings, Case Studies, Discussions, Online activities, Self-reflection

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Watters

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Six 4.0 hours lecture every two weeks on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Computer Laboratory Week: 10 - 22
Six 4.0 hours computer laboratory every two weeks on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Employment preparation task: cover letter, resume & 10-15 minute interview (1,550-words equiv total)20 05
Group Presentation (20 minutes) (300-words equivalent/student)3-4 students in a group. Equivalent to 300 words/student approx).10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One 10 minutes Individual verbal presentation (750-words equivalent)10 01, 02
2 hour exam (2,000-words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.50 03, 04, 05, 06
One 10 minutes meeting simulation (750-words equivalent)Role play scenario10 02, 03

Melbourne, 2019, Summer 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Watters

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 45
Six 4.0 hours lecture every two weeks on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Computer Laboratory Week: 45
Six 4.0 hours computer laboratory every two weeks on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Employment preparation task: cover letter, resume & 10-15 minute interview (1,550-words equiv total)20 05
Group Presentation (20 minutes) (300-words equivalent/student)3-4 students in a group. Equivalent to 300 words/student approx).10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One 10 minutes Individual verbal presentation (750-words equivalent)10 01, 02
2 hour exam (2,000-words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.50 03, 04, 05, 06
One 10 minutes meeting simulation (750-words equivalent)Role play scenario10 02, 03

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Watters

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Consists of online, reading and selfcheck tests, for self-directed study. All materials will be available asynchronously on the LMS."

Practical Week: 10 - 22
Ten 1.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Synchronous online practical tutorial supported by practical notes and reading material on the LMS."

Practical Week: 10 - 22
Two 7.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"A compulsory practical workshop of 2 days at the end of the semester will be offered for all off-campus students."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Employment preparation task: cover letter, resume & 10-15 minute interview (1,550-words equiv total)20 05
Group Presentation (20 minutes) (300-words equivalent/student)3-4 students in a group. Equivalent to 300 words/student approx).10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One 10 minutes Individual verbal presentation (750-words equivalent)10 01, 02
2 hour exam (2,000-words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.50 03, 04, 05, 06
One 10 minutes meeting simulation (750-words equivalent)Role play scenario10 02, 03

Melbourne, 2019, Summer 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Watters

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
Twelve 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.
"Consists of online, reading and selfcheck tests, for self-directed study. All materials will be available asynchronously on the LMS."

Practical Week: 45
Ten 1.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.
"Synchronous online practical tutorial supported by practical notes and reading material on the LMS. "

Practical Week: 45
Two 7.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.
"A compulsory practical workshop of 2 days at the end of the semester will be offered for all off campus students."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Employment preparation task: cover letter, resume & 10-15 minute interview (1,550-words equiv total)20 05
Group Presentation (20 minutes) (300-words equivalent/student)3-4 students in a group. Equivalent to 300 words/student approx).10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One 10 minutes Individual verbal presentation (750-words equivalent)10 01, 02
2 hour exam (2,000-words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.50 03, 04, 05, 06
One 10 minutes meeting simulation (750-words equivalent)Role play scenario10 02, 03