Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 x one hour lectures per week; and 1 x three hour workshop per week. |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students who have passed either of the following subjects are not permitted to enrol in this subject
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorMr Ivo Widjaja
|Subject Overview:||This subject explores the world-wide web of data. Students will select a problem domain, identify live web data sources, and use computational methods to represent, transform, and present information for human consumption. This subject covers the Extensible Markup Language (XML) and associated web technologies; systems for managing information in a shared environment; and social implications of networked computing. A series of workshops together with a semester-long team project will give students practical experience in solving data-intensive problems involving computers, people and the Web.|
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
A three-stage project (50%) expected to take 48 hours, with stages due at one-third, at two-thirds and at the end of semester. This time commitment includes a peer-assessment component related to the project (5%). About half of the project is to be done individually and the rest in groups. The additional assessment component is a 2-hour written examination in the examination period (50%). Each of the continuous assessment and the final exam components must be passed in order to pass the subject overall.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject students should have developed the following generic skills: |
|Notes:||This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (both pre-2008 and new degrees), BASc or a combined BSc course.|
Bachelor of Information Systems |
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Information Systems
Diploma in Informatics
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