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CP1500 - Conceptual Modelling

Credit points: 3
Year: 2010
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Business

The subject will provide an introduction to the principles and concepts of database systems and their importance in today's society. The relational model and various competing models for database, and a database query language are introduced. Techniques and tools to model, design, and implement a database system will also be presented.

Learning Outcomes

  • formulate database query and manipulation language for data entry and reporting;
  • understand the major objectives, features and impacts of database and data warehousing technologies;
  • understand the roles of IT professionals in the database environment;
  • understand and apply a range of conceptual modelling techniques and tools in different phases of the database development lifecycle;
  • implement a database design using a relational database management system.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • An understanding of the economic, legal, ethical, social and cultural issues involved in the use of information;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to generate, calculate, interpret and communicate numerical information in ways appropriate to a given discipline or discourse;
  • The ability to work individually and independently;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies.

Availabilities

Beijing UT, Study Period 68, Internal
Census Date 25-Feb-2010
Coordinator: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (25%).

Beijing UT, Study Period 69, Internal
Census Date 07-Oct-2010
Coordinator: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (25%).

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 26-Aug-2010
Coord/Lect: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 24 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50% - 60%); quizzes or tests (5% - 15%); assignments (15% - 40%); (5% - 10%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 15-Apr-2010
Coordinator: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 12-Aug-2010
Coordinator: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 09-Dec-2010
Coordinator: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (25%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2010
Coordinator: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (25%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 22-Jul-2010
Coordinator: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (25%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 18-Nov-2010
Coordinator: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (25%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 26-Aug-2010
Coordinator: Dr Kyungmi Joanne Lee
Lecturer: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 24 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50% - 60%); quizzes or tests (5% - 15%); assignments (15% - 40%); (5% - 10%).

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