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INFO802 – Research in Information Technology

Module code
Module title
Research in Information Technology
Students will critically analyse information technology research and assess the impact of information technology on society, including ethical issues.
  • BI1702
  • BI1703
  • BI1704
  • IT1101
NZQA Level
Level 8
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate mastery of the fundamentals of the research process
Analyse and critique research methods to inform effective selection of data collection and analysis

Demonstrate analytical understanding and conceptualisation of an applied research project in IT

- •fundamentals of research
•research outputs and inputs
•research methods
•research frameworks
•portal of research methods and methodologies
•kaupapa maori research
•research in it
•research process
•research proposal
•research strategy/design
•literature review
•conceptual framework
•data collection & analysis (qualitative methods)
•data collection & analysis (quantitative methods)
•data quality assurance
•data presentation and interpretation
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching and learning methods will involve theoretical and practical classes which may include but are not limited to lectures, class discussions, tutorials, case studies, group activities, face-to-face and online activities.
Assessment Criteria
In order to receive a passing grade, students must achieve a minimum 40% average over all supervised tests and achieve 50% overall for the module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Wintec Learning Management Systems, Computer Laboratory

Required Text:
An extended reference list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the module which will be updated as required

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