SIT740 - Research and Development in Information Technology
2023 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 1 hour online class per week, 1 x 1-hour workshop per week.
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Online independent and collaborative learning including optional scheduled activities as detailed in the unit site.
Many different sectors of the economy including health and transportation are being impacted by potentially game-changing IT innovations, fuelled by IT Research and Development. Indeed, IT has pervaded into myriad fields of endeavour, including science, healthcare, humanities, architecture, economics, governance, commerce and everyday life. IT application in different fields has also sparked research and development at the intersection of Computer Science and other fields. This unit will be an introduction to the processes, issues and trends in IT R&D, including case studies in technologies and researching software tools in areas such as Internet of Things, Intelligent Transport Systems, and AI and Robotics. Students will learn IT R&D methodology and problem-solving processes, from conception to deployed systems and critically examine digital ethics to understand the ethical challenges that IT R&D can raise.
To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must meet certain milestones as part of the portfolio.
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