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Title:Knowledge Systems
Long Title:Knowledge Systems
Module Code:INFO8009
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Information Systems
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: CATHERINE MURPHY
Module Author: MARTIN CONNOLLY
Module Description: This module provides the explores the areas of Advanced Database and Knowledge Systems.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Design, implement and administer Advanced Database Systems.
LO2 Apply advanced Database programming techniques.
LO3 Categorise, describe and critically evaluate Knowledge Management Systems.
LO4 Describe and discuss the role and application of knowledge in Information Systems.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named CIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
Co-requisites
No Co Requisites listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Database System Design & Implementation
Advanced Data Types. Multimedia Data Storage. Spatial Databases. Stored Procedures and Triggers. View Design and Integration. Using a Procedural Programming Language in a Database Environment. Implementation of an Advanced Operational Database. Data and Database Administration. Transaction Management. Client-Server Processing. Parallel Database Processing. Distributed Databases. Object Database Management Systems.
Knowledge Systems
Nature of Knowledge. Infrastructure, Mechanisms and Technologies. Business Processes and Information Systems. Organisational Impacts of Knowledge Management. Knowledge Capture Systems. Knowledge Sharing Systems. Knowledge Discovery Systems. Knowledge Management Practices. Drivers of Knowledge Management Systems. Leadership and Performance Measurement for Knowledge Management.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work40.00%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Design & Development of an Advanced Operational Database. This will be part of a cross modular project which also encompasses modules in Cloud Development and New Venture Planning and will have deliverables every two weeks. 1,2 40.0 Every Second Week
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4 60.0 End-of-Semester
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lectures on Theory and Practice of Advanced Databases and Knowledge Systems. 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab Practical Lab sessions on designing and developing Databases using selected Database and Systems Modelling Software. 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Revision of course material and project work. 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lectures on Theory and Practice of Advanced Databases and Knowledge Systems. 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab Practical Lab sessions on designing and developing Databases using selected Database and Systems Modelling Software. 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Revision of course material and project work. 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Michael V. Mannino 2014, Database Design, Application Development, and Administration, 6th Edition Ed., Chapters 9-15, Chapters 18-19, Chicago Business Press Boston [ISBN: 9780983332428]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Steven Feuerstein 2014, Oracle PL/SQL Programming, 6th Edition Ed., O'Reilly Media [ISBN: 9781449324452]
  • Irma Becerra-Fernandez and Rajiv Sabherwal 2014, Knowledge Management: Systems and Processes, 2nd Edition Ed., Routledge [ISBN: 9780765639158]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_BBISY_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Information Systems 7 Mandatory

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