INFORMATION SYSTEMS

CSE1IS

2020

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.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLianhua Chi

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CSE1ITF or CSE1IIT or BUS1MIS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects INT1IS

Equivalent subjects INT1IS

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSystems analysis and design.PrescribedShelley, G., and Rosenblatt, H. 201611th Ed, CENGAGE
ReadingsFundamentals of Information SystemsRecommendedStair, R., and Reynolds, G. 20179th Ed, CENGAGE.
ReadingsSystems Analysis & Design for the Global EnterpriseRecommendedBentley L. and Whitten J. 20077th Ed. McGraw-Hill

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.

Activities:
Lecture/Tutorial/workshop discussions and assignment inquiry and modelling tasks.

02. Describe the phases involved in developing an information system for various development methodologies, and justify methodology choices for various scenarios.

Activities:
Lecture/Tutorial/workshop investigation activities. Assignment case study analysis.

03. Select and demonstrate appropriate requirements gathering techniques given real-life system development scenarios.

Activities:
Tutorial/workshop case-based practical activities.

04. Select modelling approaches and construct system analysis models for a variety of problems and stakeholder perspectives.

Activities:
Tutorial/workshop case-based modelling activities. Assignment modelling task.

05. Design user interface components and data models for information systems based on analysed requirements for real-world scenarios.

Activities:
Tutorial/workshop case-based design activities. Assignment design task.

06. Select and describe implementation approaches, technologies, and security requirements for a variety of information system solutions.

Activities:
Tutorial/workshop investigation, case study, and prototyping tool use activities. Assignment prototype implementation.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Egerton

Class requirements

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

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Workshop in Lab"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekends during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Student self-directed learning"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2.5-hour examination (2500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.60 01, 02, 05
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.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLianhua Chi

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"lab/tutorial"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2.5-hour examination (2500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.60 01, 02, 05
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.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLianhua Chi

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
"lab/tutorial"

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2.5-hour examination (2500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.60 01, 02, 05
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.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLianhua Chi

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 46
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 46
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2.5-hour examination (2500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.60 01, 02, 05
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.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLianhua Chi

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2.5-hour examination (2500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.60 01, 02, 05
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.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06