- Theories of social adoption of and adaptation to technological change
- Role of technologies in organisational change
- Relationship between communications and power within small and large, formal and informal organisations
- Interaction between different kinds of collaborative methods and organisational performance
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Chat Rooms
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Leacture capture
- Web links
- Welcome letter
- Resources and Links
- Online Assessment
- Printable format materials
- Audio-Video streaming
- Assignment 1 - Resource development (35%)
- Assignment 2 - Essay 1 (20%)
- Assignment 3 - Essay 2 (45%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as Internet Collaboration and Organisation.
Internet-based collaboration and innovation is the focus of this subject, recognising that networked computing has had a significant impact on both the public and private sectors. Increasingly, the Internet is reshaping the way we relate to, and collaborate with, others. This can happen in formal organised settings such as the workplace, and also increasingly in less formal settings, from collective movements to crowds of strangers. In this subject you will learn how and why the Internet can be used to promote collaboration, how these processes are driven and how they can be used and optimised in a given setting. As a result you will become more effective in participating in and managing collaborative processes involving the Internet.
Further Information: List of topics is indicative and subject to minor change prior to the start of each Study Period.
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