- Code INFS8201
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Accounting & Business Info Syst
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Information Systems
- Areas of interest Business Information Systems
- Academic career PGRD
- Prof Shirley Gregor
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2014
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This course provides the requisite background to important theoretical and applied issues in information systems. It aims to deepen the candidate's grasp of the theories, techniques and methods commonly employed in information systems research.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:
- Critically evaluate some of the important past and current research that has been undertaken within the information systems discipline;
- Demonstrate an appreciation of the diversity of research currently being undertaken within the information systems discipline;
- Identify research articles in the information systems discipline that they might wish to use in their theses or research report;
- Distinguish among research approaches in the information systems discipline and identify approaches that might be useful in subsequent work.
See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available.
- Critiques (4 x 10 marks each) - 40%
- Discussion and participation throughout semester - 20%
- Term paper - Review article outline - 10%
- Term paper - Research review article - 30%
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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours a week to completling the work. This will include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (including non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assignment work.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Research School of Accounting & Business Info Syst to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
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- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3385||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|