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

PrerequisitesBUS1MIS OR CSE1ITF OR CSE1IIT

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

Readings

Systems Analysis & Design for the Global Enterprise

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

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

Fundamentals of Information Systems

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

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 and design.

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

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

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 h 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 h 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 h 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/AN/AN/AYes60 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/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLianhua Chi

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h 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 h 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/AN/AN/AYes60 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/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Sydney, 2021, Study period 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLianhua Chi

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 h 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/AN/AN/AYes60 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/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Sydney, 2021, Study period 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLianhua Chi

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h 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 h 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/AN/AN/AYes60 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/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Sydney, 2021, Study period 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLianhua Chi

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 46 - 0
One 2.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 46 - 0
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 0 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/AN/AN/AYes60 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/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6