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SIT223 - Professional Practice in a Digital World

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Iman Avazpour (Trimester 1), Jo Coldwell-Neilson (Trimester 2)


Must have completed a minimum of two SIT coded units



Incompatible with:

SIT301, MIS231

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week. 

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students are expected to participate in collaborative online seminars in CloudDeakin.


Not only are employers seeking IT graduates with good technical knowledge, they are also demanding that they have well-developed professional skills. SIT223 exposes students to a range of such skills providing opportunities for developing and extending them in an IT context. The unit focuses on professionalism and critical thinking preparing students for work as IT professionals. Students will explore the impact of information technology in society, through the investigation of ethical and professional issues, and explore the modern IT workplace, including contracting, consulting, entrepreneurship, start-ups as well as the more traditional employee/employer relationship.


Group project 10%, Skills audit 15%, group scenario analysis 15%, portfolio 60%

Prescribed texts

Moore, Neville, Murphy And Connolly, 2010, The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook, 1st Ed, Open Uni Press, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.

Unit Fee Information

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