This unit provides a practical and theoretical introduction to what it means to be an ICT professional to help you plan and manage a successful career. You will develop an awareness of the skills, work ethic, and expectations required of ICT professionals. You will further develop your English language and communication knowledge and skills to the standards required for successful transition to professional practice. You will develop an appreciation of the issues ICT professionals can encounter and how professionals should respond. Students will develop an awareness of their responsibilities as future ICT professionals, particularly in the areas of information privacy, ICT security and whistleblowing.
|Unit name||ICT Professional Practice Preparation|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
|Discipline||Information & Communication Technology|
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Nicole Herbert|
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- Communicate, collaborate and think critically within ICT professional practice
- Analyse workplace situations cognisant of social, ethical, and professional responsibilities
- Analyse professional skills and aptitude by reflecting on past experiences to seek a professional position
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Lectorial (online, 2hrs) in week 1
Tutorial (2hrs) face-to-face in weeks 2,4,6,8,10,12
|Assessment||SFIA Template (15%)|Test (15%)|Tutorial Tasks (30%)|Job application package (40%)|
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