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Area/Catalogue
INFS 1020

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
156761

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

Apply design thinking principles to develop innovative digital solutions that benefit individuals, organisations and society.

Course content

  • Digital innovation
  • Society, organisational and cultural context
  • Design thinking principles and techniques:
    • Empathising
    • Problem definition
    • Ideation
    • Prototyping
    • Testing
  • Pitching a proposal

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 1 hour x 12 weeks
Workshop 3 hours x 13 weeks
Lecture (Panel of experts) 3 hours x 1 week
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous assessment N/A 30% N/A
Minor essay 500 words 10% N/A
Minor essay 750 words 15% N/A
Group project N/A 45% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 30% N/A
Minor essay 500 words 10% N/A
Minor essay 750 words 15% N/A
Group project N/A 45% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

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