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ISYS2160: Information Systems in the Internet Age (2019 - Semester 2)

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Unit: ISYS2160: Information Systems in the Internet Age (6 CP)
Mode: Normal-Day
On Offer: Yes
Level: Intermediate
Faculty/School: School of Computer Science
Unit Coordinator/s: Dr Liu, Na
Session options: Semester 2
Versions for this Unit:
Campus: Camperdown/Darlington
Pre-Requisites: None.
Prohibitions: ISYS2140.
Brief Handbook Description: This unit will provide a comprehensive conceptual and practical introduction to information systems (IS) in the Internet era. Key topics covered include:

* System Thinking and System Theory

* Basic concepts of information systems

* Internet and e-commerce

* E-payment and M-commerce

* Online marketing and social media

* Information systems for competitive advantage

* Functional and enterprise systems

* Business intelligence

* Information systems development and acquisition

* Information security, ethics, and privacy
Assumed Knowledge: INFO1003 OR INFO1103 OR INFO1903 OR INFO1113.
Lecturer/s: Dr Liu, Na
Timetable: ISYS2160 Timetable
Time Commitment:
# Activity Name Hours per Week Sessions per Week Weeks per Semester
1 Lecture 2.00 1 13
2 Tutorial 1.00 1 12
3 Independent Study 6.00

Learning outcomes are the key abilities and knowledge that will be assessed in this unit. They are listed according to the course goal supported by each. See Assessment Tab for details how each outcome is assessed.

Unassigned Outcomes
1. Able to build up teamwork skills and project management skills.
2. Able to deliver presentation in a professional way
3. Able to communicate technical problems and solutions to non-technical audience
4. Able to find information with good sources for project and problem solving
5. Able to analyze real life problem with socio-technical thinking
Assessment Methods:
# Name Group Weight Due Week Outcomes
1 Tutorial No 10.00 Multiple Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5,
2 Mid-semester Quiz No 20.00 Week 7 3, 5,
3 Project Yes 20.00 Week 13 1, 3, 4, 5,
4 Final Exam Yes 50.00 Exam Period 4, 5,
Policies & Procedures: IMPORTANT: School policy relating to Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

In assessing a piece of submitted work, the School of Computer Science may reproduce it entirely, may provide a copy to another member of faculty, and/or to an external plagiarism checking service or in-house computer program and may also maintain a copy of the assignment for future checking purposes and/or allow an external service to do so.

Other policies

See the policies page of the faculty website at http://sydney.edu.au/engineering/student-policies/ for information regarding university policies and local provisions and procedures within the Faculty of Engineering.
Recommended Reference/s: Note: References are provided for guidance purposes only. Students are advised to consult these books in the university library. Purchase is not required.

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Course Relations

The following is a list of courses which have added this Unit to their structure.

Course Year(s) Offered
Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Information Systems Major) 2018, 2019
Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Arts 2017, 2015, 2016
Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Commerce 2015, 2016, 2017
Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Medical Science 2016, 2017
Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Science 2017, 2015, 2016
Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Laws 2017, 2015, 2016
Bachelor of Advanced Computing/Bachelor of Commerce 2018, 2019
Bachelor of Advanced Computing/Bachelor of Science 2018, 2019
Bachelor of Advanced Computing/Bachelor of Science (Health) 2018, 2019
Bachelor of Advanced Computing/Bachelor of Science (Medical Science) 2018, 2019
Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Computational Data Science) 2018, 2019
Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Computer Science Major) 2018, 2019
Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Software Development) 2018, 2019
Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology 2016, 2017
Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology (Advanced) 2016, 2017
Bachelor of Computer Science & Tech. Mid-Year 2016, 2017
Biomedical Mid-Year 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Biomedical 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Software Mid-Year 2019
Software 2018, 2019
Bachelor of Information Technology 2015, 2016, 2017
Bachelor of Project Management (Built Environment) 2018
Bachelor of Project Management (Civil Engineering Science) 2018
Bachelor of Project Management (Software) 2018
Bachelor of Project Management (Built Environment) Mid-Year 2018
Bachelor of Project Management (Civil Engineering Science) Mid-Year 2018
Bachelor of Project Management (Software) Mid-Year 2018

Course Goals

This unit contributes to the achievement of the following course goals:

Attribute Practiced Assessed
(7) Project and Team Skills (Level 2) No 0%
(6) Communication and Inquiry/ Research (Level 2) No 0%
(5) Interdisciplinary, Inclusiveness, Influence (Level 2) No 0%
(4) Design (Level 2) No 0%
(3) Problem Solving and Inventiveness (Level 2) No 0%

These goals are selected from Engineering & IT Graduate Outcomes Table 2018 which defines overall goals for courses where this unit is primarily offered. See Engineering & IT Graduate Outcomes Table 2018 for details of the attributes and levels to be developed in the course as a whole. Percentage figures alongside each course goal provide a rough indication of their relative weighting in assessment for this unit. Note that not all goals are necessarily part of assessment. Some may be more about practice activity. See Learning outcomes for details of what is assessed in relation to each goal and Assessment for details of how the outcome is assessed. See Attributes for details of practice provided for each goal.