Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

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

Subject Information
Subject Code ISIT906
Subject Name Information Design and Content Management
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites Nil.
Co-Requisites Nil.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment A group assignment involving an essay or report on the use of ID or CM; A group project on the design or development of an ID or CM application; A mid-term test and a final exam.
General Subject No.
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  
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 in SOLS.

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 2hr lec, 2hr lab
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Ping Yu
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Ping Yu
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2017

Subject Description
This subject examines the use of information in organisations and how that information is acquired and represented using the latest information modelling techniques. The subject has a focus on the use of Web technologies to manage and access information. It addresses the growing need for systematic approaches to Content Management and document management.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Understand and explain the main Information Design and Concept Management concepts.
2. Describe the organisational and technical issues associated with Information Design and Content Management and propose solutions to those issues for specific contexts.
3. Identify and select Information Design and Content Management technologies appropriate to particular business problems.
4. Use Information Design and Content Management technologies to manage, design or develop web-based solutions.

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