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 ISIT316
Subject Name Information Systems Prototyping & Methodology
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 24 cp @ 200-level
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence BUSS316
Assessment In-class tests/lab exercises and final examination.
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
Course
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
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
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.
Availability Not Available in 2017

Subject Description
This subject provides an understanding of the systems development and modification process. It enables students to evaluate and choose an appropriate systems development methodology. It emphasises the factors for effective communication with users and team members and all those associated with development and maintenance of the system. It introduces and describes evolutionary systems development methodologies, and addresses the issues involved in project planning, documentation, management and monitoring of evolutionary development.


Extra Information
Subject Objectives:
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate: 1. the ability to identify development circumstances which may benefit from the use of a particular development approach; 2. the ability to use and tailor an appropriate methodology to suit the client's development circumstances; 3. the ability to use the methodology within a Fourth Generation Environment, and use computer-based tools, to develop systems; 4. the ability to gather and analyse information during project development for documentation and management purposes; 5. an understanding of how systems may need to evolve to match changing organisational circumstances.

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