Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit. This will include three (3) face-to-face contact hours per week (1 x 3 seminar). Students are expected to complete ten hours per week of independent individual or collaborative study as part of the unit.
1 x 3 hour seminar per week.
Trimester 1 will be taught in Block mode
Trimester 1 dates:
8 March 202322 March 20235 April 202319 April 20233 May 2023
This unit is designed to provide a broad exposure to the major topics in the Information Systems, including coverage of recent research in the field. It will provide you with a working knowledge of the important substantive topics and conceptual ideas that underlie contemporary Information Systems research. The major aims of the unit are to help students: (1) understand the major theories, perspectives and methods employed in the field, including in the key research streams; (2) become a more sophisticated consumer of information systems research via its critical evaluation; and (3) identify theoretical gaps in the extant Information Systems literature and opportunities for future research.
Assessment 2: (Individual) Report (Research)
Assessment 3: (Individual) Conceptual paper
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
Complete and submit all assessment tasks and achieve at least 50% of the marks available overall to evidence a minimum proficiency in the aligned discipline learning outcomes included in this unit.
There is no prescribed text. Unit materials are provided via the unit site. This includes unit topic readings and references to further information.
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