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CP2403 - Information Processing and Visualisation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Today's world is data and information intensive, but knowledge poor. In this subject students explore the computing skills required to enable basic understanding of data, information processing, and data visualisation. Students use analytic tools to model, analyse, evaluate and design business processes. Relevant themes covered include the information generation, representation, structuring, organisation, storage, retrieval, navigation, human factors in information systems, and use of information. Students also gain hands-on experience in processes and procedures in information processing and management.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe information processing and management processes and techniques for IT and business context;
  • appraise data and information analytics concepts and procedures;
  • analyse data and interpret results to generate information for decision making;
  • compare and contrast information processing tools and systems.

Subject Assessment

    Special Assessment Requirements

    Practical attendance is mandatory in this subject. A student who fails to attend and demonstrate their attempt to at least 70% of practical, must meet with the Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching and provide evidence as to why they should be permitted to sit the final exam or submit the final assessment task.

    Prerequisites: MINIMUM OF 12 CREDIT POINTS OF SUBJECTS
    Inadmissible
    Subject
    Combinations:
    CP3413

    Availabilities

    Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
    Census Date 25-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    External, Study Period 1
    Census Date 25-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
    Census Date 25-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
    Census Date 05-Aug-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
    Census Date 02-Dec-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
    Census Date 08-Apr-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
    Census Date 05-Aug-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
    Census Date 09-Dec-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.