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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Pre-requisites

96 credit points in named units in the Bachelor of Information Technology AND PROG2007 - Programming II] AND DATA2001 - Database Systems

Unit aim

Requires students to undertake the first part of the analysis, design, development, testing and implementation of a team-based computing project using an agile methodology for an industry client. Students will have the opportunity to demonstrate and apply skills learned in their previous core units and their major area of study.
 

Unit content

This is an Australian Computer Society (ACS) compliant capstone unit for the Bachelor of Information Technology course. There are no new theory topics introduced for this unit. Students are expected to demonstrate the skills learned throughout their degree and undertake the design, development and implementation of an information technology project using core IT skills and skills specific to their major area of study. The topics of most relevance to achieving the goals of this unit are as follows:

  1. Project selection and project proposal
  2. User stories and Atlassian software
  3. Agile and Project Management with Jira
  4. Acceptance testing and client design sessions
  5. Student defined project
  6. Client input

 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 use teamwork to analyse and understand user requirements and assess appropriate technologies to design a suitable technology solution
2 use agile project management techniques to manage a substantial information technology project relevant to a student's course major
3 apply an agile methodology to work within a team to design, develop and test a computer system, computer application or technology solution
4 effectively communicate with all stakeholders during all stages of system development verbally, in writing, using collaboration software and via formal presentations

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. use teamwork to analyse and understand user requirements and assess appropriate technologies to design a suitable technology solution
  2. use agile project management techniques to manage a substantial information technology project relevant to a student's course major
  3. apply an agile methodology to work within a team to design, develop and test a computer system, computer application or technology solution
  4. effectively communicate with all stakeholders during all stages of system development verbally, in writing, using collaboration software and via formal presentations

Prescribed texts

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Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.