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SIT223 - Information Technology Professional Skills

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Jo Coldwell-Neilson

Prerequisite:

Must have completed a minimum of two SIT coded units

Corequisite:

STP010 and SIT105

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.

Content

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 in an IT context. The unit focuses on professionalism and critical thinking in the context of communication, teamwork, collaboration and negotiation, and career development, 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.

Assessment

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

Unit Fee Information

Unit fee information available soon

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