Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x two hour lecture and 1 x two hour workshop per week |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours
|Prerequisites:|| One of |
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2011
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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CoordinatorDr Atif Ahmad, Dr Sean Maynard
An understanding of how to access and integrate information from geographically distributed sources is essential to organisational productivity.
This subject imparts theory on the effective deployment of technologies; the nature of distributed cognitive work; knowledge management; management of virtual teams; and related security aspects.
Other topics may include: communication standards and frameworks; using and integrating distributed information sources; distributed web application platforms; and web collaboration tools and groupware.
Students will develop knowledge of a broad range of collaborative tools and technologies and their application in specific settings.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
Individual participation 10% (throughout the semester); group work comprised of written seminar papers (about 5 pages in length, 10%) and oral presentations (about 90 minutes long, 20%) throughout the semester; a 2-hour written examination (60%) in the examination period.
A mark of at least 50% in the examination and at least 50% in the other components of assessment is required to pass this subject.
|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|
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 (new degree).|
Bachelor of Science |
Science Informatics |
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Information and the Web |
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