Information Technology Honours II: Directed Readings
|Course code INFT4010||Units 10||Level 4000||Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT|
Students examine contemporary literature relevant to their proposed research topic, focusing on theoretical perspectives and methodological assumptions. Students will undertake a subsequent literature review in order to develop a conceptual understanding of contemporary approaches to their field of information technology research.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||In this course students will:|
1. engage with prior literature and technical/creative material;
2. articulate the relevance of the thesis or technical/creative project to existing literature and work in the field;
3. demonstrate critical and analytical skills;
4. develop research, project and time management skills, and
5. develop thesis writing and production skills.
|Content||1. A review of the current literature pertaining to the area of study. |
2. An understanding of contemporary approaches to information technology.
3. Time management, research planning and thesis writing skills.
|Replacing Course(s)||INFT4200 Applied IT Honours A (in B Applied IT (Honours))|
INFO4120 Information Systems IVB (in B Information Science (Honours))
|Transition||As the B Applied Information Technology (Honours) and B Information Science (Honours) programs will be discontinued from 2006, current students will be articulated into the new B Information Technology (Honours) program with full recognition of prior studies.|
|Assumed Knowledge||Students should |
- have completed the requirements for admission to the relevant Bachelor degree of the University, or to another cognate degree approved by the PVC;
- have completed, in that Bachelor degree, the requirements of an approved major in the discipline area, or in a cognate discipline area approved by the PVC, to be undertaken in the Honours program.
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Individual Supervision|
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Student Projects: for 12 hour(s) per Term for Full Term|
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for INFT4010|