TRNS010-22SU1 (C) Summer Jan 2022 start

Digital Data: An exploration of the use and pervasiveness of data in a digitised society

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 3 January 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 February 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 9 January 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 30 January 2022

Description

In this course, students will learn what data is and how it is used. It covers what it means for information to be stored, transferred, interpreted and processed by machines. It considers data critically as it makes preliminary exploration of how data is collected through devices and applications, to inform business decisions, government priorities, and scientific discoveries. Students learn to use and analyse data and to report and present their findings.

Prerequisites

Subject to approval of the Programme Manager

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 15:00 - 17:00 Rehua 008 Computer Lab
10 Jan - 13 Feb
Computer Lab B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 Rehua 008 Computer Lab
10 Jan - 13 Feb
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 11:00 James Logie 104
10 Jan - 13 Feb
Workshop B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 15:00 - 17:00 James Logie 104
10 Jan - 13 Feb

Course Coordinator

Samuel Grant

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Lab Work 20% Weeks 1 - 4
Quiz 1 (Online) 10% Week 3
Group Presentation 20% Week 5
Excel Research Project 20% Week 5
Quiz 2 (Online) 30% Week 6

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $799.00

International fee $3,600.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

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