TRNS010-23SU1 (C) Summer Jan 2023 start

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

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 2 January 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 February 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 8 January 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 January 2023

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 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 11:00 - 13:00 Jack Erskine 010 Computer Lab
9 Jan - 12 Feb
Computer Lab B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 15:00 - 17:00 Jack Erskine 010 Computer Lab
2 Jan - 12 Feb
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 15:00 - 17:00 Jack Erskine 446
9 Jan - 12 Feb
Workshop B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 11:00 - 13:00 Jack Erskine 446
2 Jan - 12 Feb

Course Coordinator

Samuel Grant

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Lab Work 15% Weeks 1 - 3
Quiz 1 (Online) 10% Week 3
Module Quizzes 15% Weeks 1 - 5
Excel Research Project 30% Week 5
Quiz 2 (Online) 30% Week 6

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* 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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