Courses & Units

Computational Thinking and Impact of Emerging Technology KIT505

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This unit will only be offered subject to achieving a minimum enrolment

Introduction

Computational Thinking is a collection of diverse skills to do with problem solving that result from studying the nature of computation. This unit helps to develop computational skills, like creativity, ability to explain and team work alongside some very specific problem solving skills such as the ability to think logically, algorithmically and recursively. This unit will also raise students' awareness of the social impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) systems on society at global, local and personal levels. Students will gain an appreciation of the massive and positive impact that ICT has had on a wide range of fields including business, science, engineering, education and health. This will be an exploration of a wide spectrum of ideas where students will examine some innovative and emerging technologies, their history and their future. Students will learn valuable research and communication skills as they investigate and share with their peers the impact of emergent technologies and different interaction systems on society.

Summary

Unit name Computational Thinking and Impact of Emerging Technology
Unit code KIT505
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
Teaching staff

Christopher Lueg

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 020100

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

  • KIT106

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online unit using modules and online assessment

Assessment

60% exam, 40% in-semester (3 assignments)

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Textbooks

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