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811169P Introduction to Information Systems Design, 6 ECTS cr 
Code 811169P  Validity 01.08.2010 -
Name Introduction to Information Systems Design  Abbreviation Introduction to 
Scope6 ECTS cr   
TypeBasic Studies Discipline3259 Information Processing Science 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Information Processing Science DP 

Teachers
Name
Mikko Rajanen 

Description
ECTS Credits 

ECTS credits: 6 ECTS credits/160 hours of work

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish

 
Timing 

Timing: 1 st year, spring semester, period 4

 
Learning outcomes 

Learning outcomes: After completing the course, a student can:

•        Apply workflow models, context diagrams and use cases for modelling the organisational context of an information system;
•        Apply ER diagrams, class diagrams, event lists, use cases, dataflow fragments, combined dataflow diagrams and user interface sketches to model the information content and functionality of an information system;
•    Understand the major areas of technical design of an information system, major process models of information systems development, basics of requirements con-struction, basics of information systems implementation, and basics of information systems evaluation.

 
Contents 

Contents:

1.    Introduction to information systems development;
2.    Information system and its modelling at the level of the organisational context;
3.    Information content and functionality of an information system: a process modelling view;
4.    Information content and functionality of an information system: an information mod-elling view;
5.    Information content and functionality of an information system: a user interface view;
6.    Information systems at the technical level;
7.    Process models of information systems development;
8.    Requirements construction;
9.    Implementation and evaluation of information systems.

 
Mode of delivery 

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face teaching

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures 27h, exercises 21h, mandatory group work, examination 3h, independent work 109h

 
Target group 

 

 
Recommended optional programme components 

 

 

 
Recommended or required reading 

Study materials: Primarily based on:

 

  •     Satzinger, Jackson ja Burd (2007), Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World 
  • Hoffer, George and Valacich (2008), Modern systems Analysis and Design, 5th edition

 

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Assessment methods: Exam + mandatory exercise work

 
Grading 

Grading: Exam: 1–5, exercise work: passed

 
Person responsible 

Riitta Hekkala

 
Working life cooperation 

No

 


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