Computing Technology Design Project
- One Semester or equivalent
- 36 hours face to face + blended
On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.
Aims and objectives
This unit of study is a project-based unit in which students work in teams and aims to provide you with the opportunity to design a solution to an industry-driven challenge emphasis on computing technology design. You will attain the various technical skills required to complete the project as well as a range of professional skills to enable you to work creatively and collaboratively in an industry context. An Academic 'facilitator' will guide your learning towards achieving these outcomes.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Apply a design thinking approach to understand and solve a stakeholder problem
2. Design and implement a project plan using industry standard project management and collaboration tools
3. Apply ethical, professonal and technical considerations in the development of the project (data management) solution
4. Effectively discuss project-related considerations and deliverables with stakeholders, using industry-standard tools
5. Identify project-related skills requirements, locate suitable resources and acquire the appropriate skills mostly independently
6. Contribute to the project development as a respectful and responsible team member
Unit information in detail
- Teaching methods, assessment and content.
Hours per week
Number of Weeks
Live Online Lecture
|On Campus Class||1||12||12|
|On Campus Wkshop in Comp Lab||2||12||24|
|Unspecified Activities Independent Learning|
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULOs)
- Design thinking
- Decision making
- Team management and collaboration tools
- Database design
- Data storage and management
- Professional and research ethics
- Professional communication, including constructive feedback
- Developing an inclusive and safe team culture
- Major specific content as determined by Project
- Reading materials.
A list of reading materials/and or texts will be made available in the Unit Outline.