COIT13235 - Enterprise Software Development

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit introduces you to the practical issues involved in the design and implementation of robust enterprise software applications, enabling business-to-business and business-to-customer operations. You will be learning data persistence and managing persistent objects, which will extend your knowledge of object-oriented programming. You will learn to assemble several open source tools and use well-known design patterns to build portable, highly available and maintainable software applications. You will be applying your knowledge to develop 3-tiered practical enterprise systems with a data persistence tier, business logic layer and a web-based presentation tier.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 3
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Prerequisite: COIT11134 and COIT11237 OR COIT11134 and COIT12167

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Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2019

Term 2 - 2019 Profile
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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 2 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 32.73% 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: Self-reflection
Feedback
Students experienced difficulty in installing Database Server, Application server, and development tools used in this unit.
Recommendation
Detailed software installation instructions and set up guidelines will be provided for Term 2, 2019 delivery of this unit.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Self-reflection
Feedback
The one week time window between assignment 3 and assignment 4 is too short.
Recommendation
Assignment 4 specification will changed to reflect students' understanding of enterprise computing as they have learnt from Assignment 3. The one week time window will be enough for this task.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student feedback
Feedback
Students had trouble forming groups for Assignment 3 which is a team based development of a software application.
Recommendation
A detailed membership agreement will be added to the assignment specification to guide the forming of teams; the unit coordinator will facilitate team forming for Distance mode students.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student feedback
Feedback
Some of the unit resources, such as videos and lecture slides, were not of a high quality.
Recommendation
All the lecture slides, lab projects, and tutorial materials will be fully re-developed for Term 2, 2019.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes
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