Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x one hour lecture per week, 1 x two hour laboratory class per week for student project work |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours
|Prerequisites:|| Both of |
Study Period Commencement:
|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. |
This subject requires all students to actively and safely participate in laboratory activities. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their participation are encouraged to discuss this with the subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
CoordinatorDr Reeva Lederman
|Subject Overview:||This is the Science Informatics capstone laboratory based subject. Students will work in teams to apply the skills they have learnt throughout the major to a large, domain based real world informatics problem. Particular examples might include web-based collaboration portals; clinical research database development; information architecture analyses; genetic database integration. This subject will also cover professional issues in informatics and basic project management skills.|
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
A 1 hour individual test during the lecture in the final week of semester (20%), Group submission of approximately 40 pages of documentation submitted in several parts throughout the semester (70%) and a 20 minute oral presentation in week 11 of the semester (10%).
|Prescribed Texts:||To be advised|
|Recommended Texts:||To be advised|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject students should have developed the following generic skills:
|Notes:||This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (new degree).|
Bachelor of Science |
Science Informatics |
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