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.

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.