MIS500 Foundations of Information Systems

Assessment: Research report  
Individual/Group: Individual
Length: 1000 words +/- 10%
Learning Outcomes: The Subject Learning Outcomes demonstrated by successful completion of the task below include:  
a) Critically analyse the key information systems concepts and technologies in the context of contemporary businesses and organisations.
Submission By: 11:55 PM AEST Friday of Module 2.2 (Week 4)
Weighting: 25%
Total Marks: 100 marks

Task Summary
This assessment task requires you to research and write a 1000 words report on ONE of the topics provided.  These topics are related to the key information systems concepts and technologies evident in the context of contemporary businesses and organisations.


The purpose of this assignment is to develop your ability to understand the use of information systems technologies and concepts such as innovation, digital disruption, cultural impact and new business models in the contemporary workplace.  
Task Instructions

1. Please read the attached MIS500_Assessment 1_List of Topics. 

2. Choose ONE (1) of the three (3) topics. 

3. Read and research widely on the chosen topic area.

4. Write a 1000 words research report on the chosen topic based on the review of relevant
literature and examples.

5. The report should include an introduction, body and conclusion with references to support
the ideas. 

6. Please refer to the assessment rubric to ensure you address all the assessment criteria.  

This is a research assignment and as such you are required to read and research widely. A minimum of 10 references are required. You may use a selection of different types of sources but at least 5 of the references must be from Academic sources (eg journals, books and University resources). As the topics are contemporary you will need to supplement this research by reading other high quality non-Academic texts such as reputable newspapers, TED talks, Magazines like Wired and oranisations websites. You must have a critical eye when reading these texts. Your sources should be from the last five years
It is essential that you use appropriate APA style for citing and referencing research. Please see more information on referencing here http://library.laureate.net.au/research_skills/referencing

Submission Instruction

Please submit ONE Word document (.doc or .docx) via the Assessment 1 section found in the main navigation menu of the MIS500 Blackboard site.  The Learning Facilitator will provide feedback via the Grade Centre in the LMS portal. Feedback can be viewed in My Grades.
Academic Integrity Declaration 

I declare that except where I have referenced, the work I am submitting for this assessment task is my own work. I have read and am aware of Torrens University Australia Academic Integrity Policy and Procedure viewable online at http://www.torrens.edu.au/policies-and-forms  
I am aware that I need to keep a copy of all submitted material and their drafts, and I will do so accordingly. 

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