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Professional Practice in IT (7722.5)

Level: Undergraduate First Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Technology

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Syllabus

This unit introduces students to professionalism and develops their communication and independent scholarship skills, with a focus on their use in the information technology field. Topics covered include researching and making use of information resources; the nature of critical enquiry; communication and presentation techniques, both written and oral; group work; workplace ethics, professional practice, code of ethics and professional standards; and adapting to the diverse cultural practices and individual styles involved in and influencing workplace communication.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Describe the nature of the ICT profession;

2. Express ICT related concepts clearly and succinctly in written, oral, and other forms of communication media;

3. Exemplify how to use available information resources efficiently, synthesise, and organize information to produce reports, applying the principles of referencing;

4. Practice the key skills, knowledge, attributes and attitudes required to be an IT professional, with particular reference to professional practice, code of ethics and professional standards; and

5. Apply the principles of group work and reflect on the nature of working in teams, with the appreciation of the issues, such as ethics, conflict resolution, negotiation in culturally diverse workplace.

Assessment Items

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Contact Hours

Up to 3 hours per week, 1.5L + 1.5T.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

9799 Foundations of Professional Planning.

(Exception: Students in the Bachelor of Business Informatics who have already completed 9799 Foundations of Professional Planning must complete 7722 Professional Practice in IT to meet the course requirements. See the BGL Course Advice Moodle site for details: http://learnonline.canberra.edu.au/course/view.php?id=7653).

Equivalent Units

None.



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