This unit explores the alternative methodologies for creating high-quality software products that meet their functional goals, but also satisfy the needs of the people who will use them. You will interact with real-life case studies to explore the various systems development methodologies and stages of the systems development lifecycle, to develop the skills to make software that is fit for purpose. You will work in a development team, building on each other’s strengths to develop a high-fidelity software application prototype to meet a real-world organisation’s requirements.
|Unit name||Software Engineering and HCI|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
|Discipline||Information & Communication Technology|
|Coordinator||Doctor Muhammad Bilal Amin|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|ECA Melbourne||Semester 2||On-Campus||International|
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- Analyse alternative system development methodologies to select the most appropriate for a given software development project
- Design and appraise artefacts typically identified within the systems development life cycle that reflect a technical- and user-centric and user experience approach
- Create and evaluate high-fidelity prototypes based on user experience principles to express application designs
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Weekly online modules
Weekly 2-hour tutorials, starting in week 2 and finishing in week 12
|Assessment||Report (30%)|Weekly Tutorial Completion (30%)|SDLC Project (40%)|
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