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CP2403 - Information Processing and Visualisation

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
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.
Prerequisites: MINIMUM OF 12 CREDIT POINTS OF CP SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP3413

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Mangalam Sankupellay
Lecturers: Dr Joanne Lee, Dr Mangalam Sankupellay.
Contact hours:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
    Assessment: assignments (30%); project (40%); practicals (30%).
    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.

    External, Study Period 1
    Census Date 28-Mar-2019
    Coordinator: Dr Mangalam Sankupellay
    Lecturer: Dr Joanne Lee.
    Contact hours:
    • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
      Assessment: assignments (30%); project (40%); practicals (30%).

      Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
      Census Date 28-Mar-2019
      Coordinator: Dr Mangalam Sankupellay
      Lecturer: Dr Joanne Lee.
      Contact hours:
      • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
        Assessment: assignments (30%); project (40%); practicals (30%).
        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.

        JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
        Census Date 08-Aug-2019
        Contact hours:
        • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
          Assessment: assignments (30%); project (40%); practicals (30%).

          JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
          Census Date 05-Dec-2019
          Contact hours:
          • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
            Assessment: assignments (30%); project (40%); practicals (30%).

            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.