Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours, comprising of two 1-hour lectures, one 1-hour tutorial and one 1-hour practical per week |
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Study Period Commencement:
Achieving at least 75% in a programming competency test.
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Students cannot enrol in and gain credit for this subject and:
600-152 Informatics-2: People, Data, and the Web
615-240 Concepts of Software Development 2
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
The ability to access, manipulate, organise, analyse and display data are fundamental skills for scientists, historians, managers, financiers, artists and many other professions. This subject explores various computational methods to represent, transform, and make sense of large, diverse sets of data such as share market prices, scientific data or demograpic data. Topics covered include: representing and manipulating data using spreadsheet tools; basic web page construction using HTML and style-sheets; representing and manipulating information on the web using a scripting language.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
NB. About half of the project is to be done individually and the rest in groups. Some assessment may take place in workshops
To pass the subject, students must obtain:
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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.
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Upon completion of this subject you should have developed the following generic skills
Science credit subjects* for pre-2008 BSc, BASc and combined degree science courses |
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG. Core selective subjects for B-BMED.
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Working with Information |
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