Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology

Subject Information
Subject Code ISIT313
Subject Name Corporate Responsibility and IT
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 12cp of 200-level ISIT subjects or (for 2010) 12cp of 200-level CSCI or IACT
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence ITCS301
Assessment Design thinking task 20% Group Project 40% Exam 40%
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Students should use the SMP OnLine Tutorial System (via SOLS) to enrol in tutorial/laboratory groups for this subject. Once enrolments are open a link to the subject will appear in Tutorial Enrolments.

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (27-02-2017 to 22-06-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 3 hrs lecture/tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Holly Tootell
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Holly Tootell
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2017

Subject Description
IT impacts all the ways business now operates. This subject explores the issues faced by businesses interacting via IT and the responsibilities this places on them. Topics will include: business practices, data sharing, supply chain management and legal compliance. Drawing on expertise provided by the business community, students develop an understanding of the current ethical and legal issues facing business, government and not-for-profit sectors

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Identify the privacy, legal and security issues related to the introduction of information and communication technologies.
2. Explain solutions to security and privacy problems arising from the introduction of technology.
3. Evaluate the impact of information technologies through the application of ethical frameworks.
4. Explain the role of professional ethics codes of conduct.

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