PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT

CSE3PEX

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students undertake a comprehensive study of workplace practises 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 is very interactive with guided discussions and debates. Specifically related to the La Trobe Global Citizenship Essential, the students embark on a series of learning activities and assessed tasks to broaden their understanding of different cultures and sensitivities relevant to engaging in the ICT sector. Students demonstrate and reflect on their skills in team leadership, intercultural communication, active listening and communication, conflict management and meeting behaviour.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: SBAIO, SBACTO

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
COMMUNICATION - Digital Capability
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply ethical theory to the resolution of ethical dilemmas in IT
02. Develop a personal ethical framework for IT practice
03. Investigate and intensively analyse significant contemporary social, legal and ethical issues in IT
04. Apply the principles of critical thinking to social, legal and ethical issues in IT
05. Analyse the responsibilities of IT professionals to employers, clients and society.
06. Perform self-evaluation of professional practice via critical reflection.

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Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 2 - 13
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two assignments (750-words equivalent each, total 1,500-words)A scenario-based report on personal ethical framework for IT practice. Another scenario-based report on responsibilities of an IT professional

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO5

One 1000-word reflective diary (500-words equivalent)A report on reflection in a professional environment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO6

Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, 500-words equivalent per student)Verbal or video recorded presentation on social aspects

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 120-minute online test (2,000-words equivalent)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on all the topics

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two assignments (750-words equivalent each, total 1,500-words)A scenario-based report on personal ethical framework for IT practice. Another scenario-based report on responsibilities of an IT professional

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO5

One 1000-word reflective diary (500-words equivalent)A report on reflection in a professional environment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO6

Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, 500-words equivalent per student)Verbal or video recorded presentation on social aspects

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 120-minute online test (2,000-words equivalent)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on all the topics

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two assignments (750-words equivalent each, total 1,500-words)A scenario-based report on personal ethical framework for IT practice. Another scenario-based report on responsibilities of an IT professional

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO5

One 1000-word reflective diary (500-words equivalent)A report on reflection in a professional environment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO6

Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, 500-words equivalent per student)Verbal or video recorded presentation on social aspects

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 120-minute online test (2,000-words equivalent)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on all the topics

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 49 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 49 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two assignments (750-words equivalent each, total 1,500-words)A scenario-based report on personal ethical framework for IT practice. Another scenario-based report on responsibilities of an IT professional

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO5

One 1000-word reflective diary (500-words equivalent)A report on reflection in a professional environment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO6

Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, 500-words equivalent per student)Verbal or video recorded presentation on social aspects

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 120-minute online test (2,000-words equivalent)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on all the topics

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 6 - 17
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two assignments (750-words equivalent each, total 1,500-words)A scenario-based report on personal ethical framework for IT practice. Another scenario-based report on responsibilities of an IT professional

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO5

One 1000-word reflective diary (500-words equivalent)A report on reflection in a professional environment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO6

Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, 500-words equivalent per student)Verbal or video recorded presentation on social aspects

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 120-minute online test (2,000-words equivalent)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on all the topics

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two assignments (750-words equivalent each, total 1,500-words)A scenario-based report on personal ethical framework for IT practice. Another scenario-based report on responsibilities of an IT professional

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO5

One 1000-word reflective diary (500-words equivalent)A report on reflection in a professional environment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO6

Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, 500-words equivalent per student)Verbal or video recorded presentation on social aspects

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 120-minute online test (2,000-words equivalent)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on all the topics

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 14 - 25
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two assignments (750-words equivalent each, total 1,500-words)A scenario-based report on personal ethical framework for IT practice. Another scenario-based report on responsibilities of an IT professional

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO5

One 1000-word reflective diary (500-words equivalent)A report on reflection in a professional environment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO6

Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, 500-words equivalent per student)Verbal or video recorded presentation on social aspects

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 120-minute online test (2,000-words equivalent)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on all the topics

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two assignments (750-words equivalent each, total 1,500-words)A scenario-based report on personal ethical framework for IT practice. Another scenario-based report on responsibilities of an IT professional

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO5

One 1000-word reflective diary (500-words equivalent)A report on reflection in a professional environment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO6

Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, 500-words equivalent per student)Verbal or video recorded presentation on social aspects

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 120-minute online test (2,000-words equivalent)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on all the topics

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two assignments (750-words equivalent each, total 1,500-words)A scenario-based report on personal ethical framework for IT practice. Another scenario-based report on responsibilities of an IT professional

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO5

One 1000-word reflective diary (500-words equivalent)A report on reflection in a professional environment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO6

Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, 500-words equivalent per student)Verbal or video recorded presentation on social aspects

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 120-minute online test (2,000-words equivalent)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on all the topics

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 38
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 38 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two assignments (750-words equivalent each, total 1,500-words)A scenario-based report on personal ethical framework for IT practice. Another scenario-based report on responsibilities of an IT professional

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO5

One 1000-word reflective diary (500-words equivalent)A report on reflection in a professional environment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO6

Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, 500-words equivalent per student)Verbal or video recorded presentation on social aspects

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 120-minute online test (2,000-words equivalent)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on all the topics

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two assignments (750-words equivalent each, total 1,500-words)A scenario-based report on personal ethical framework for IT practice. Another scenario-based report on responsibilities of an IT professional

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO5

One 1000-word reflective diary (500-words equivalent)A report on reflection in a professional environment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO6

Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, 500-words equivalent per student)Verbal or video recorded presentation on social aspects

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 120-minute online test (2,000-words equivalent)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on all the topics

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Mann

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 47
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 47 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two assignments (750-words equivalent each, total 1,500-words)A scenario-based report on personal ethical framework for IT practice. Another scenario-based report on responsibilities of an IT professional

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO5

One 1000-word reflective diary (500-words equivalent)A report on reflection in a professional environment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO6

Group and class presentation (5 mins per student, 500-words equivalent per student)Verbal or video recorded presentation on social aspects

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 120-minute online test (2,000-words equivalent)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on all the topics

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5