INFORMATION SYSTEMS

CSE1IS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces the concept of information systems (IS) and its components, and examines real-life IS and their role in our changing contemporary world. In the subject, students examine the development phases and methodologies utilised for constructing IS, and gain insight and practical experience with problem modelling approaches, solution design approaches, and technology options for implementing IS.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCSE1ITF OR CSE1IIT OR BUS1MIS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsINT1IS

Equivalent subjectsINT1IS

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Fundamentals of Information Systems

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorStair, R., and Reynolds, G.

Year2017

Edition/Volume9th Ed

PublisherCENGAGE.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Systems Analysis & Design for the Global Enterprise

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorBentley L. and Whitten J.

Year2007

Edition/Volume7th Ed

PublisherMcGraw-Hill

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Systems analysis and design.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorShelley, G., and Rosenblatt, H.

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCENGAGE

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Construct simplified models for various real-life information systems, including their components, which connect to their purpose within our changing contemporary world.
02. Describe the phases involved in developing an information system for various development methodologies, and justify methodology choices for various scenarios.
03. Select and demonstrate appropriate requirements gathering techniques given real-life system development scenarios.
04. Select modelling approaches and construct system analysis models for a variety of problems and stakeholder perspectives.
05. Design user interface components and data models for information systems based on analysed requirements for real-world scenarios.
06. Select and describe implementation approaches, technologies, and security requirements for a variety of information system solutions.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Assignment 1 (equivalent to 1,000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Assignment 2 (equivalent to 1,000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO5, SILO6

Final centrally scheduled exam  (equivalent to 2,500 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualYes60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2.5-hour examination (2500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.

N/AOther written examIndividualYes60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Two assignments each equivalent to 1,000 wordsFor assignment 1, students are required to: construct a simple model for an organisation's information system; and to justify the approaches utilised in its development. For assignment 2, students are required to: construct an analysis model; design a user interface and data model; and build a working information system prototype for a simple real-world problem scenario.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Egerton

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Lectorial

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekends during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Student self-directed learning

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Workshop in Lab

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2.5-hour examination (2500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.

N/AOther written examIndividualYes60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Two assignments each equivalent to 1,000 wordsFor assignment 1, students are required to: construct a simple model for an organisation's information system; and to justify the approaches utilised in its development. For assignment 2, students are required to: construct an analysis model; design a user interface and data model; and build a working information system prototype for a simple real-world problem scenario.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
lab/tutorial

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Two 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2.5-hour examination (2500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.

N/AOther written examIndividualYes60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Two assignments each equivalent to 1,000 wordsFor assignment 1, students are required to: construct a simple model for an organisation's information system; and to justify the approaches utilised in its development. For assignment 2, students are required to: construct an analysis model; design a user interface and data model; and build a working information system prototype for a simple real-world problem scenario.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

On-Line, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Two 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Assignment 1 (equivalent to 1,000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Assignment 2 (equivalent to 1,000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO5, SILO6

Final centrally scheduled exam  (equivalent to 2,500 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualYes60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
lab/tutorial

LectureWeek: 31 - 42
Two 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2.5-hour examination (2500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.

N/AOther written examIndividualYes60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Two assignments each equivalent to 1,000 wordsFor assignment 1, students are required to: construct a simple model for an organisation's information system; and to justify the approaches utilised in its development. For assignment 2, students are required to: construct an analysis model; design a user interface and data model; and build a working information system prototype for a simple real-world problem scenario.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Sydney, 2021, Summer, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 46 - 6
One 2.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 46 - 6
Two 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2.5-hour examination (2500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.

N/AOther written examIndividualYes60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Two assignments each equivalent to 1,000 wordsFor assignment 1, students are required to: construct a simple model for an organisation's information system; and to justify the approaches utilised in its development. For assignment 2, students are required to: construct an analysis model; design a user interface and data model; and build a working information system prototype for a simple real-world problem scenario.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6