University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

APP DATA 1010 - Ethics and Data Management I

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: 4120
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 6 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Discovery Experience – Global: Yes
Discovery Experience – Working: Yes
Discovery Experience – Community: Yes
Incompatible: APP DATA 7010
Assessment: Reports (slides and written), group project (slides, report and individual interview)

The course develops a framework to understand the ethical issues of collecting and managing data sets. We examine how data are ethically used in society, and the impact of unethical practice. The course covers aspects of data ownership, privacy, anonymity, validity and fairness. The FAIR Data Principles (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) are introduced as a management strategy for thinking about sharing data in a way that will enable maximum use and reuse.

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Postgraduate Coursework
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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
4120 Mon 09/08/2021 Wed 18/08/2021 Fri 17/09/2021 Fri 29/10/2021

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
29625 LE01 1 FULL 26 Jul - 13 Sep Monday 5pm - 6pm  
4 Oct - 25 Oct Monday 5pm - 6pm  
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
29626 WR01 1 FULL 27 Jul - 14 Sep Tuesday 5pm - 9pm  
5 Oct - 26 Oct Tuesday 5pm - 9pm