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 ISIT343
Subject Name Programming for Social Innovation
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites ISIT219 and 18 cp at 200 level CSIT/ISIT
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Assessment Tasks: 40% Final exam: 60%
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
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - 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.

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (24-07-2017 to 16-11-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hr lec, 2hr lab
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2017

Subject Description
This subject emphasises on development for the purpose of interoperability and user-generated content. It discusses how web-based systems innovate the fabric of the society by effectively bringing people together and facilitating their active communication. The subject covers the analysis, design and development of applications, which allow users to interact and collaborate with each other through using embedded databases. The subject also teaches the student how to use the Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) provided by social networks in opening their sites to developers. In developing applications with user-generated content, both client-side and server-side scripts as well as database manipulation and web security issues are emphasised.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Develop applications for the purpose of interoperability.
2. Analyse, design, and develop applications with user-generated content.
3. Build interoperability and capability of handling user-generated content to applications.
4. Employ databases with user-generated applications.
5. Employ Application Programming Interfaces (APIís) provided by social networks to developed applications.
6. Identify security issues involved with applications.

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