Professional Issues in IT

ICT30005 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent
     
    This unit will be delivered on-line in Semester 2 2020. 

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20


Prerequisites

200 Credit Points from a Bachelor Degree (in Information Systems)

Aims and objectives

Students will learn to identify and understand issues relating to the personal and organisational application of ICT. Students will develop a sense of professional responsibility through exploring professional codes of ethics articulated by professional accrediting bodies. Students will explore a range of social, legal, ethical and business issues that ICT professionals face in their careers.
 

Unit Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

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Unit Learning Outcome Description

ULO1

Develop and present a resolved project outcome which synthesises an understanding of ethical and socio-technical challenges faced by an ICT professional

ULO2

Evaluate the role of standards, codes of conduct and legislative/regulatory obligations on the level of professionalism of the ICT industry

ULO3

Review the roles and responsibilities of ICT professionals in organisations and society from a range of perspectives such as work-life balance, mentoring and life-long learning

ULO4

Communicate effectively as a professional and function as an effective leader or member of a team