This advanced course introduces you to a range of concepts used in the analysis and design of complex information systems. You will gain practical skills in modelling systems from the process and object perspectives as well as an understanding of the approaches that can be used when undertaking a holistic analysis and design project.
|Online – Pre-recorded concept videos and associated activity||1hr||Week 1||12 times|
|Tutorial/Workshop 1 – In-class tutorial||2hrs||Week 2||11 times|
Requirements Gathering Use Cases
Extending the requirements model
Design and design activities
Designing the graphical user interface
Approaches to System analysis and Design
Object Oriented design principles
Implementing the system
300 Level (Graduate)
|Course Learning Outcomes On successful completion of this course, you should be able to...||Graduate Qualities Completing these tasks successfully will contribute to you becoming...|
|1||Demonstrate advanced system analysis and design using structured and object-oriented approaches.||
|2||Test, analyse and justify the selection of the most appropriate system development approach for the project.||Creative and critical thinker|
|3||Communicate a clear, coherent and independent exposition of systems analysis and design.||Empowered|
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ICT115 or ICT221
Standard Grading (GRD)
|High Distinction (HD), Distinction (DN), Credit (CR), Pass (PS), Fail (FL).|
The Task 1 mid semester exam (and preparation leading up to the exam) is designed to help students develop skills they will require to complete Tasks 2 and 3.
|Delivery mode||Task No.||Assessment Product||Individual or Group||Weighting %||What is the duration / length?||When should I submit?||Where should I submit it?|
|All||1||Examination - not Centrally Scheduled||Individual||15%||
|Week 5||In Class|
|Week 12||Online Assignment Submission with plagiarism check|
|All||3||Examination - Centrally Scheduled||Individual||50%||
|Exam Period||Exam Venue|
|All - Assessment Task 1:Mid semester examination|
You will demonstrate your cognitive and technical skills in systems analysis and design.
|Product:||Examination - not Centrally Scheduled|
A fifty-minute closed book examination held in week 5, comprising questions from the information obtained during the computer workshop activities, lecture material and additional readings specified during the lecture series.
|All - Assessment Task 2:Written report|
You will demonstrate your cognitive and technical skills in object-oriented analysis and design of systemsThis task is being used for measuring assurance of learning towards Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation. The following Program Learning Objectives will be assessed:Program Learning Objective 3.1 - Demonstrate critical and creative thinking to identify and solve business problems and arrive at innovative solutions.
You are to write a report that includes an outline of systems requirements for an information systems solution to a business case study. This report will discuss methodologies and include models of the solution using Unified Modelling Language (UML).
|All - Assessment Task 3:Final examination|
You will reflect on what you have learned from assessment tasks 1 and 2
|Product:||Examination - Centrally Scheduled|
The final two (2) hour exam will be conducted at the end of the semester at a time and place to be announced by Student Administration.
A 12-unit course will have total of 150 learning hours which will include directed study hours (including online if required), self-directed learning and completion of assessable tasks. Directed study hours may vary by location. Student workload is calculated at 12.5 learning hours per one unit.
Please note: Course information, including specific information of recommended readings, learning activities, resources, weekly readings, etc. are available on the course Canvas site– Please log in as soon as possible.
Please note that you need to have regular access to the resource(s) listed below. Resources may be required or recommended.
|Required||Summers, J & Smith, B.||2009||Communication Skills Handbook: How to succeed in written and oral communication||*Later editions are acceptable||Wiley, Singapore*|
|Required||Satzinger, JW, Jackson, RB & Burd SD||2016||Systems Analysis and Design: in a changing world||7th edn||Course Technology|
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