ITC571 Emerging Technologies and Innovation (8)

This subject requires research and project work, at an advanced level, on a topic related to emerging technologies and innovation. In the context of professional practice, students will draw upon prior learning in their Masters course to execute an independent capstone project in a selected topic in Information Technology.

Availability

Session 1 (30)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Brisbane
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Brisbane
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Port Macquarie Campus
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ITC571. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Only available to postgraduate students.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to interpret and evaluate an overview of recent trends in emerging technologies and innovation;
  • be able to perform literature searches and critically analyse the literature in the chosen topic;
  • be able to critically reflect on and synthesize complex information, problems, concepts and theories in the chosen topic;
  • be able to apply established research methodologies with autonomy;
  • be able to apply project management and information and communication technologies (ICT) tools to plan, execute, record and present their research and project work as a capstone experience;
  • be able to demonstrate advanced communication skills in transmitting their capstone experiences and ideas;
  • be able to justify to an audience of peers any conclusions and professional decisions made that contribute to creating new knowledge.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Introduction and selecting a capstone topic area to review.
  • Project design, planning, execution and reporting.
  • Building industry connections.
  • Research Skills: locating and evaluating information, credibility of sources and referencing.
  • Extracting information from readings for critical analysis.
  • Preparing and writing a literature review or capstone report.
  • Presenting your project.

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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