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INFO1111: Computing 1A Professionalism (2020 - Semester 1)

Unit: INFO1111: Computing 1A Professionalism (6 CP)
Mode: Normal-Day
On Offer: Yes
Level: Junior
Faculty/School: School of Computer Science
Unit Coordinator/s: Dr Takatsuka, Masahiro
Session options: Semester 1
Versions for this Unit:
Campus: Camperdown/Darlington
Pre-Requisites: None.
Prohibitions: ENGG1805 OR ENGG1111 OR ENGD1000.
Brief Handbook Description: This unit introduces students to the fundamental principles that underlie professional practice in computing. It lays the foundation for later studies, and presents to the students challenges common to a multidisciplinary IT environment. The subject also provides students with the opportunity to develop important attributes such as communication skills, an understanding of professional ethics, and of working as a part of a team. Tool use is an important aspect of this unit: students are required to learn to use tools for planning and completing work, managing artefacts including reports, and communicating within the team. A selection of guest speakers will address students on different career paths.
Assumed Knowledge: None.