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- Weekly Structure
- Unit Learning Outcomes
- Learning Resources
- Schedule of Activities
- Learning Management System (LMS)
- Student Support
- Academic Integrity
- Topic 1 and Learning objectives
- Work to Do Before the Mid-Week Webinar
Unit Learning Outcomes
L01. Formulate and plan in individual industry project focused on the solution of a problem in the discipline, following a specified project management framework, and in relation to the client’s needs
LO2. Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between theory studied throughout the course and practical application in a real-life project setting;
LO3. Demonstrate an ability to gather, analyse, and synthesise information relevant to the client’s requirements and to present this information in a clear and coherent project plan presentation;
LO4. Communicate the project plan effectively in a written format that is appropriate for the context and in accordance with the project plan guidelines.
- Cole, and Scotcher, E. (2016). Brilliant Agile Project Management. 1st ed. Pearson UK.
- Schwalbe (2018). Information Technology Project Management. 9th ed. Cengage USA.
- Sommerville, (2021). Software Engineering. 10th Edition. Pearson UK
- You can purchase the e-book from https://pearson.com/store/p/software- engineering-ebook-global-edition/GPROG_A100061728427_learnerau- availability/9781292096148
Schedule of Activities
|1||Introduction to Capstone Project|
|2||Application: Business Case and Project Charter|
|4||System Dependability and Security|
|6||Design and Implementation|
|7||Implementation the Project Using Traditional Project Management|
|8||Implementation the Project Using Agile Project Management|
|9||Application: Project Schedule Management|
|10||Application: Project Cost Management|
|11||Software testing and Software Evolution|
|12||Final report and Project presentation|
Learning Management System
- Each Unit is supported and enriched through Moodle, the Learning Management System (LMS). Use your SISTC student login to access the
- The LMS will display the Unit Outline, Assessment Details, Weekly Content, and provide links to other relevant Check the LMS frequently for up-to-date resources from the Lecturer.
- You may use the LMS to contact your Lecturer, but it is best to contact them directly (e.g. use email or mobile).
- Assignments are submitted through the LMS and your feedback on assignments will be available through the LMS.
- We are committed to equity and diversity and the recruitment of students from diverse cultural backgrounds, in particular indigenous
- We provide an environment for students which welcomes people with disabilities and special
- Support arrangements
- Personal and academic mentor and community support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
- Preparatory programs including access to English language/academic literacy and numeracy support programs
- Tutorial/study support where necessary, over and above standard tutorial arrangements
- Linkage to external cultural/community-based support groups/programs/
- Student support contact point/officer.
- You must take responsibility for ensuring at all times that you follow appropriate academic practices, particularly when it comes to preparing assessment items – do not put yourselves at risk of an allegation of misconduct such as cheating or
- Plagiarism is unacceptable as it is contrary to the principle that students must present assessment which is their own
- It is not permissible to copy ideas, phrases, paragraphs, formulas, methods, evidence, programming code or diagrams without correctly referencing the source.
Overview of capstone project
|Teaching Team and Consultation|
|Unit Coordinator & Lecturer: Dr Fadi Kotob|
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- Explain what a capstone project is, its purpose and its
- Explain the common parts in a capstone
Discuss the capstone groups and the way forward
What is a capstone project?
- A capstone project for information technology is a practical artifact (proposal, prototype) where you will have to demonstrate the skills and knowledge you have acquired throughout the course.
Capstone Project Purpose
- To reflect the industry practices, such as working with people from different backgrounds and varying skill sets in achieving a common
- To ensure that students know how to apply the concepts they have
- To reflect the knowledge of the students that they have acquired throughout the course at a glance.
Capstone Project Outputs
- Business case
- Project requirements
- Solution design and implementation plan
Common Capstone Project/Proposal Parts
Most capstones are made up of ten sections that include the:
- Capstone project title page
- Abstract – a summary of the capstone
- Table of contents
- Introduction – this should set the stage for your project
- Description of the problem – outline the problem and how you will tackle it
- Research – set the background for your research and show what is already known
- Description of the project – what methods you used and how you conducted your research
- Conclusions / Lessons learned – What were the outcomes from your research and what do they mean
Capstone Project Title
- The title must reflect the project you want to
- It must be an appealing, captivating, and manageable
- Make sure your title is between 5 and 15 words in
- Avoid unnecessary words and
- You want a title that will be understandable even to people who are not experts in IT/BIS.
Capstone Project Title Examples
- E Commerce for Online Medicine Shopping
- Internet based Discussion Forum
- Android Voting System
- Secure File Sharing Using Access Control
- Website Evaluation Using Opinion Mining
- E-Visa Processing and Follow Up System
We have two specialisations at SISTC:
- Bachelor of IT – Digital Enterprise (DEN)
- Bachelor of IT – Business Information Systems (BIS)
- The abstract comes right after the title
- It mainly provides an overview of the capstone
- It summarises the main sections of the
- It provides the justification for choosing that specific research topic,
- An abstract is a single paragraph
- The abstract should be double spaced, 12-point type
- Capstone abstracts should be written in the past tense (as the study is complete) and should not exceed one page in length.
- No citations should be included
- Writers should not use the first
o Avoid “I” in favour of the passive voice ONLY in the abstract.
- Opening statement on the state of the
- Identification of the problem and why it is relevant to conduct the
- How was the project conducted ? (experimental through the development of a prototype or any other means)
- Summary findings from existing research and what is
- Purpose of the study
- Social change implications
- Write down an abstract with at least 250 words? (10 minutes)
- Discuss your abstract in class?
- The main assessment task will be done as a group This is why you must form a group which should have a minimum of four members and a maximum of five.
- Choose your group
- Email the lecturer before the week 2 webinar an excel sheet which shows:
- Full name of each member (indicate group leader), personal and SISTC email address, phone
- Students who do no provide a group by the start time of their week 2 webinar will be randomly placed in groups by the lecturer.
- Students should individually identify a problem in their community that requires an IT solution and come up with a title for it.
- g it can be a local grocery that does not have a website or a small business with no proper information management processes or a local school that does not have proper cybersecurity in place.
- Complete the individual assessment tasks relating to the
- Join their group from end of week 6 to complete the group task.
- In each webinar, common parts of the capstone project will be
- Students will provide an update with regards to their progress and ask any questions they may have.
- Capstone project demonstrate the skills and knowledge gained by students in various
- Teamwork skills should be demonstrated in capstone
- Develop the final project title as a
- Choose group members of your choice.
- Application: Business Case and Project Charter
Your Tasks For The Week
- Review the webinar’s content and the notes taken
- Start working on assessment 1 (Individual Assessment), Scenario Business Case The assessment is due in week 4.
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