- Code VCUG2004
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Computer Science
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Vice Chancellor Undergraduate
This course will introduce students to key methods and tools that underpin innovation across disciplines. Students will learn to use Systems Thinking; Design Thinking; and Lean Startup techniques to identify and validate opportunities, and to rapidly deliver results.
By applying these methods and tools to simple real-world problems, students working in small teams will develop the confidence and skills they need to begin tackling more complex problems and to have a real impact on the world around them.
Learning OutcomesUpon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate:
1. An ability to use modern innovation methods and tools to
(a) identify and validate real-world problems
(b) identify and validate potential solutions to real world problems
(c) implement, evaluate and improve a solution to a real-world problem
2. An ability to work in small multi-disciplinary teams
3. An ability to present information and interact in a professional manner with a diverse audience
4. An ability to provide constructive feedback to peers
5. An ability to learn from reflective practice
- 10% Workshop and Tutorial participation (0.5% per workshop or tutorial to maximum of 10%)
- 10% Peer Assessment (5% at week 5 and 5% at week 11)
- 30% Team Report and Presentation - problem identification and validation
- 30% Team Report and Presentation - problem solution
- 10% Public showcase
- 10% Individual Reflective Portfolio addressing all learning outcomes
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Workload10 hours per week: 2-hour workshop (for whole class), 2-hour tutorial (for groups of around 18 students each), 6 hours of independent project work and study.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 1
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|5055||19 Feb 2018||26 Feb 2018||31 Mar 2018||25 May 2018||In Person|