Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 x one hour lectures per week; 1 x two hour workshop per week. |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours
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Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|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.|
CoordinatorDr Rachelle Bosua
This subject presents tools, methods and techniques for discovering, analysing, representing and modelling information in information-rich environments. Students will develop an understanding of the difference between data, information and knowledge. The subject addresses fundamental ideas in Informatics and the role of information in socio-technical systems. Students will analyse a specific information-rich domain and classify and structure information to create a small Ontology for the domain. Overall students should develop an appreciation of data and information in modelling and designing Information Systems.
On completion of this subject student should be able to
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
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On completion of this subject students should have developed the following generic skills:
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.
Students undertaking this subject will be expected to regularly access an internet-enabled computer.
Bachelor of Information Systems |
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Information Systems
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