Assessment Details and Submission Guidelines
Trimester T1 2020
Unit Code HS3052
Unit Title Capstone Project (Design and Implementation)
Assessment Type Individual Assignment
Assessment Title Individual Assignment - 5: Journal and Self Reflection
Purpose of the assessment (with
ULO Mapping) Each member should briefly summarize key aspects learned from this unit and how this knowledge can help you with your future career.
1. Apply project planning, technical skills and methods to develop and implement an appropriate solution
2. Apply and evaluate project management skills and concepts in problem solving
3. Present the knowledge, skills and ideas acquired through results and discussion with different audience levels
4. Critically analyse and synthesise complex information into a business proposal
5. Communicate using effective oral and written communication tools to a diverse range of stakeholders
6. Demonstrate ability to be an effective, autonomous team member or team leader and to be creative and innovative
7. Review and describe the major privacy, legal, ethical and societal issues with respect to managing digital information and information systems
8. Understand the ICT profession and professional expectations in the researched topic
Weight 15% of the total assessments
Total Marks 15
Word limit 1000 - 1500
Due Date Week 12 Friday 5pm.
Submission Guidelines • All work must be submitted on Blackboard by the due date along with a completed Assignment Cover Page.
• The assignment must be in MS Word format, no spacing, 11-pt Times New Roman font and 2 cm margins on all four sides of your page with appropriate section headings.
• Reference sources must be cited in the text of the report, and listed appropriately at the end in a reference list using Harvard style.
Assignment 5 Specifications
This assignment is intended to extend and explore students’ ideas about requirement analysis and modelling, project management and teamwork, whilst simultaneously determining the current limits of students’ knowledge, skills and understanding.
Some of the topic areas, which may give you some ideas as to what you could discuss over the life of the assignment in your reflection.
• Understanding, establishing and defining the problem or opportunity within the organisational context regarding information system analysis, design and development;
• System Requirements (how to identify functional and non-functional requirements; why it is important);
• Importance of requirement analysis and modelling for system analysis, design and development project in an organization;
• Modelling skills and techniques, such as structured, OO and Agile approaches, how to select and when should use them.
• Investigating requirements, what should be considered when selecting right techniques?
• Recommendations and consideration of how the organisation will be affected by any proposed system development solutions.
• System development approaches; How to select a correct methodology?
Discuss a wide range of issues related to the project and teamwork, such as:
• Briefly reflect upon your own experience of participating in the group until now. Did it help you?
Was it worth the effort? How could it be made to work better for you?
• What went right or wrong? If asked to do it again, would you change anything to make the group work more enjoyable and of benefit to your study?
• Briefly discuss how, if you were a member of a discussion and support group, what strategies and methods you think you could use to minimise or overcome misunderstandings that might occur within your group, as a result of language or cultural differences.
• Briefly discuss how, if you were a member of a discussion and support group, what strategies and methods you think are more useful to overcome difficulties that might occur within your group because one or more of your group members is not participating in an appropriate manner, for example, insufficient work or inappropriate behaviour.
• Briefly describe and discuss one topic, issue or question where you think that your knowledge and understanding was clarified, expanded or improved by contributions from other members of your group.
• Briefly describe and discuss one topic, issue or question where you think you made a significant contribution to the knowledge and understanding of other members of your group.
Your assessor expects that you will seek guidance on any uncertainties you may have in completing this assessment to the best of your ability. It is expected that you embrace the opportunity to develop a new skill and explore a creative way of representing your experience in studying this unit and working with group members. It is also expected that all work submitted has already been edited for spelling, grammar, clarity and conciseness.
Detailed marking rubric is available on Bb.
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