COIT11240 - Dashboard Design and Visualisation

General Information

Unit Synopsis

While organisations can collect a large amount of data about their operations, a continual challenge they face is extracting useful information from that data. Dashboards summarise key information using visualisations and interactive reports. Dashboards are therefore an important tool in supporting decision making in an organisation. In this unit, you will learn how to design dashboards. You will develop skills to condense and encapsulate the characteristics of data, making it easier to analyse trends to drive effective decision-making. You will also learn creative ways to present the insights and findings of data using data visualisation tools and techniques.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 1
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites There are no pre-requisites for the unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2022

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Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

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This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

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Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2021 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.2 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 43.48% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Student Evaluation
Feedback
Assessment requirements were not clear
Recommendation
Review the assessment tasks and clarify the requirements.
Action Taken
All assessment tasks were revised and moderated prior to each term to ensure clarity on requirements.
Source: Student Evaluation
Feedback
Assessment feedback was insufficient
Recommendation
Provide detailed feedback and discuss the assessment solution once grades are released.
Action Taken
Students were provided feedback on each assessment task and assessment solutions were discussed during tutorials.
Source: Student Evaluation
Feedback
Learning resources were insufficient
Recommendation
Provide a study guide and additional resources to support student learning.
Action Taken
Three case studies were introduced to guide students through the topics.
Source: Student Evaluation
Feedback
Case studies were insufficient
Recommendation
Provide additional case studies to support student learning.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Self and Student Evaluation
Feedback
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) functions were difficult to understand.
Recommendation
Provide additional material on DAX functions.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes
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