Knowledge Management Systems PG (6688.5)
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|Academic Program Area - Technology||Post Graduate Level|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Analyse personal and organisational situations in terms of theories of knowledge;
2. Analyse the knowledge needs of an organisational situation;
3. Select and apply appropriate systems components and design a knowledge management system; and
4. Critique different forms of knowledge in light of current research.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
PrerequisitesCompletion of 9 credit points at graduate level.
- 11493 Knowledge Management Systems and 8570 Knowledge Management Systems.
Assumed knowledgeIt is assumed that you have considerable experience in the use of computers and have high level written, visual and oral communication skills.
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Dalkir, K 2017, Knowledge Management in Theory and Practice, 3rd edn, MIT Press
Copies are available from the University of Canberra textbook supplier, The School Locker, and are available for loan from the UC Library.
An extensive list of references to books, journals, conferences, organisations and other resources is available on the Canvas site, and e-Reserve contains a set of readings. The University of Canberra library home page is: http://www.canberra.edu.au/library/
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
Note that due to the nature of Assignment 3 - Presentation, no late submissions will be accepted for the presentation. Students must be present during their tutorial times. Students who do not attend the presentation tutorial without prior approval from the unit convener as per the requirements for extensions (see section 5b) will receive zero (0) marks for the presentation.
Special assessment requirements
In order to pass this unit, students have to obtain a mark of 50% or greater for the assessment items as a whole and 50% or greater for the final examination. Higher grades will be awarded on the basis of the total mark being ≥ 65% for a credit, ≥ 75% for a distinction and ≥ 85% for a high distinction. Some scaling of marks and academic judgement may be applied to determine students' final grades - in this process no student will be disadvantaged.
In the case of any assignment that places you in jeopardy of a Fail in the whole unit, appropriate moderation procedures will be used.
If there is any doubt with regard to the requirements of any particular assignments or assessment procedure, the onus for clarifying the issue rests with the student who should contact the unit convener about the matter.
All work quoted from any source should be appropriately referenced using the "Harvard" referencing style as described in the link below (note that there are multiple version of the Harvard referencing style, and you should use the one described here).
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
Attendance at classes:
Tutorials - 2 hours per week, 11 weeks 22 hrs
Lecture attendance - 2 hours per week, 12 weeks 24 hrs
Preparation for tutorial work and other general reading:
3 hours per week, 10 weeks 30 hrs
Assignments 64 hrs
Final examination – preparation/revision and sitting time 10 hrs
Total 150 hrs
Attendance at classes is not compulsory but it is advisable for students to attend as many classes as possible. Students should also be aware that the subject will be examined on material covered in classes, including lectures and tutorials and it is the individual student's responsibility to ensure that they are sufficiently familiar with this material. Attendance at classes is one of the best ways of ensuring this familiarity. Do not make the mistake of assuming that the materials provided online perfectly substitute for class attendance.
Announcements are made throughout the unit, typically to clarify requirements for assignments. Any such announcements will be made using your student email account and/or placed on the unit web site. Such announcements are deemed, within two working days, to be made to the whole group. Announcements made at an organised session are deemed to be made to the whole group.
Required IT skills
Knowledge Management Systems is an advanced level unit and it is generally expected that students will have a fair degree of sophistication in their knowledge of IT related matters. Students should also possess the ability to use a word processor for the production of assignments and various on-line searching tools from the Internet and the library to undertake various assignments in the unit.
Work placement, internships or practicums