The three major components of assessment are based on the student's ability to participate and contribute to a team-based information technology project. Students will be assessed on their ability to:
- Work in small, diverse teams acting professionally and ethically
- Analyse, design, implement, and test a system, following prescribed processes
- Communicate effectively in written and oral presentations
- Contribute to team goals
- The first major component is the team's ability to conduct problem formulation and design, reporting, and to manage its processes, which includes regular reviews in workshops throughout the semester (50%). Associated work will require approximately 50-55 hours of work. This assessment addresses Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) 1, 2, 3 and 4
- The second major component is the team’s final release of the product, 1000-2000 lines of code, submitted in week 12 (30%), requiring approximately 30 - 35 hours of work, that assesses the team’s ability to develop a non-trivial IT product using principles and techniques from computer science, software engineering, and informatics. This assessment addresses ILOs 1, 2 and 4
- The third major component is based on the individual’s contribution to the project over the course of the semester. This ongoing assessment addresses ILO 3 (20%).
A component of each submission addressing each of the (ILOs):
ILOs 1, 2, and 4 are addressed by the assessment components 1 and 2 (management and project respectively)
ILO 3 is addressed via the project management component of item 1 the individual component of item 3.
Last updated: 20 October 2020