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UWA week 25 - 1st semester, 2nd exam week

photo Re: Workshop Solutions AND Exam Marks Per Question (both)
Tue 16th Jun 2020, 2:56pm, Rachel CO.
Try the workshop recordings. Solutions are often discussed in class. We included the marks for each exam question as part of the question so you will be able to see that. Rachel

UWA week 24 - 1st semester, 1st exam week

photo Re: question about final exam (both)
Sun 14th Jun 2020, 8:15pm, Rachel CO.
The final exam has 10 questions with a total value of 120 marks. That is, exactly as in the sample exam: 1 mark per exam minute. So always read the marks per question. And check again the hints given in the sample exam paper. Here they are again copied...
photo Re: Final exam doubt (all 5)
Sun 14th Jun 2020, 5:07pm, Rachel CO.
Dear all Because we were expecting to have online exams this semester Arran and I have been providing writing rather than drawing questions all through the unit. Actually, students have been doing these quite well, so try not to worry about them. If you...

UWA week 23 - 1st semester, study break

photo CITS4401 examsoft question
Sat 6th Jun 2020, 2:55pm, Rachel CO.
I received a query about the exam, with a bit of a misunderstanding about the exam rules. So please everyone read the following carefully and make sure you are clear about what is expected of you. CITS4401 SW Requirements and Design is a CLOSED book exam....

UWA week 21 - 1st semester, week 11

photo Re: Revision Lecture for Requirements (both)
Thu 21st May 2020, 1:53pm, Rachel CO.
Dear Jayden Yes, Arran and I will both be there to answer questions at the Tuesday lecture in week 12 (next week). But not revision slides - pls use the summaries already included for each of the reqs topics. I am also in the process of setting a sample...

UWA week 16 - 1st semester, mid-semester break

photo group project marks and feedback released
Tue 14th Apr 2020, 5:06pm, Rachel CO.
Dear all I have emailed each group marks and feedback for the requirements group project. Please also check that all your marks have been entered correctly in csmarks. Well done for the project, there were some excellent answers and great reflections. The...

UWA week 14 - 1st semester, week 6

photo assignment submission cover sheet (not required)
Thu 2nd Apr 2020, 9:03am, Rachel CO.
Q: I would like to know if we are required to fill and sign a UWA cover sheet for the project report. A: No need for a scanned cover sheet. When you make an online submission you will be asked to agree to the same declaration. Rachel
photo Re: feedback and marks for week 5 workshop (all 5)
Wed 1st Apr 2020, 3:36pm, Rachel CO.  O.P.
Dear anon If you submit an assignment more than a few hours late then please send me an email so I know to go back into the system. It turns out there were 4 x 24-hours or more late workshop submissions which I did not see. I have now downloaded them and...
photo We 1 April zoom link
Wed 1st Apr 2020, 1:59pm, Rachel CO.
Today's class link is https://uwa.zoom.us/j/517804998 If you have not registered in zoom with your UWA pheme account you need to do taht Rachel
photo Re: Confusion About the Project Reflection (all 4)
Tue 31st Mar 2020, 9:00pm, Rachel CO.
Whether or not to display your photo is your setting. You can turn it off under the "Set your PREFERENCES" option. Or choose a favourite photo instead ;-) Rachel
photo Re: Confusion About the Project Reflection (all 4)
Tue 31st Mar 2020, 8:59pm, Rachel CO.
Yes, one reflection for the whole group. But hopefully with input from all of you. R
photo Re: zoom lecture now (both)
Tue 31st Mar 2020, 10:01am, Rachel CO.  O.P.
Meeting ID is https://uwa.zoom.us/j/581901984
photo zoom lecture now (both)
Tue 31st Mar 2020, 10:01am, Rachel CO.
Dear CITS4401 students It is 10am on Tuesday and teh zoom lecture is ready when you are. You will need to login with your UWA Pheme details (new UWA rule). See you soon Rachel
photo Project task 5 (requirements specification)
Tue 31st Mar 2020, 8:54am, Rachel CO.
Q: Could you please tell me what do we exactly need to include in System requirement specification? We need to create a whole document which will purpose,scope,definition, functional and non functional requirement or we just need to all the UML Use Case...
photo study plan for cits4401 week 6
Mon 30th Mar 2020, 9:09am, Rachel CO.
Good morning. I hope you are all getting into the swing of self-driven learning and the discipline of online classes. Here is a study plan for this week. This is the last week of requirements lectures. Starting 20 April, after the break, Arran Stewart...

UWA week 13 - 1st semester, week 5

photo Re: Final report individual or group? (both)
Sun 29th Mar 2020, 2:11pm, Rachel CO.
Hi It is indeed a group project with ONE submission per group to which ALL group members should contribute. The final report is a group report. Below is an extract from the project specification. Rachel Project groups • Project work will be done in groups...
photo Re: feedback and marks for week 5 workshop (all 5)
Sun 29th Mar 2020, 2:07pm, Rachel CO.  O.P.
Marks for both workshops should be visible in csmarks now. Please do check them and let me know if any problems because csmarks is the record we use for your final unit mark. Rachel
photo <NO SUBJECT>
Sat 28th Mar 2020, 8:04am, Rachel CO.
Dear all There was some confusion in the workshop answers about what aspects of the problem to include in class diagrams. For example, can multiple classes be associated with a single class? One way you typically have many classes linked to one is with...
photo feedback and marks for week 5 workshop (all 5)
Fri 27th Mar 2020, 4:46pm, Rachel CO.
Dear CITS4401 students I have marked Wednesday's workshop. If you submitted in LMS you can read your feedback and mark there. If you submitted in csmarks I will email your feedback shortly. Please also check your marks in csmarks and let me know if there...
photo UML drawing tools
Tue 24th Mar 2020, 2:26pm, Rachel CO.
I knew I had found a good tool for drawing UML diagrams once. Here it is: https://www.draw.io/ They has a collection of UML diagrams and I think the output is quite good. Like this: Rachel
photo study plan for cits4401 week 5
Mon 23rd Mar 2020, 9:49am, Rachel CO.
CITS4401 Study Plan Week 5 (23 March to 27 March 2020) Discovering objects and UML class diagrams During week 5 in CITS4401 we will be studying object discovery and UML class diagrams. To help you plan your week, here is a summary of the activities planned...

UWA week 12 - 1st semester, week 4

photo marks and feedback (all 3)
Fri 20th Mar 2020, 1:53pm, Rachel CO.
You can access your feedback (with marks) for this week's lab on cssubmit. Go to the submit site and you will see a feedback icon next to your submission. If you have any trouble reading the comments or any questions please let me know. The marks will be...
photo some feedback on changing requirements
Thu 19th Mar 2020, 11:22am, Rachel CO.
Thanks again everyone for your in-person and on-line contributions to the health engine workshop yesterday. It was great to hear your ideas on real-world requirements and see your engagement with the problems raised. One aspect was really interesting to...
photo Industry workshop with Vromo postponed again
Thu 19th Mar 2020, 11:19am, Rachel CO.
Given the new arrangements for online teaching, the industry workshop with Vromo that was re-scheduled to week 5 has now been postponed again until later in the semester. Instead, next week I will set some do at home questions for the workshop and you should...
photo zoom IDs to join in future CITS4401 lectures and workshops (all 3)
Wed 18th Mar 2020, 5:04pm, Rachel CO.
For the coming weeks lectures and workshop for CITS4401 will be held online. Recordings (or uploaded new lectures) will be available from LMS as usual. Questions and lecture powerpoints will be available from the unit web page as usual. Please join me at...
photo workshop submission 18 March
Wed 18th Mar 2020, 4:48pm, Rachel CO.
Congratulations everyone who participated in the HealthEngine workshop today, either in person or online. Remember to submit your answers to cssubmit by 8pm tonight. Typed or handwritten is fine so long as it is readable. You should be able to download the...
photo health engine workshop to go ahead on March 18th
Tue 17th Mar 2020, 12:10pm, Rachel CO.
I am posting to confirm that the CITS4401 Health Engine workshop on March 18th will go ahead in the usual CSSE 1.24 venue. If you are well and able to come to UWA, then I recommend attendance in person. Please ensure you wash your hands and follow UWA's...

UWA week 11 - 1st semester, week 3

photo requirements project scope of your questions
Fri 13th Mar 2020, 7:25am, Rachel CO.
Q: Is the section under mandatory features in the project scenario a list of requirements that have been already gathered? If this is the case, are we only supposed to refine these features or are we allowed to add requirements to the list. A: Yes, the given...
photo prosh on Wed 18th March morning, CITS4401 workshop afternoon
Thu 12th Mar 2020, 4:12pm, Rachel CO.
Q: I just learnt about non-teaching half day on 18th March from one of my lecturers as they will not be conducting their workshop. I wanted to confirm with you if we will be having a workshop for CITS4401 or not? A: Yes, afternoon classes will run as...
photo vromo industry workshop rescheduled
Tue 10th Mar 2020, 6:44pm, Rachel CO.
Unfortunately it has become necessary to postpone the Vromo industry workshop which was planned for 11 March. I expect we will be able to run the workshop later this month (likely 25 March). The assessment for the Vromo workshop will also now be at this...

UWA week 10 - 1st semester, week 2

photo Re: workshops update (both)
Sun 8th Mar 2020, 4:26pm, Rachel CO.  O.P.
I have posted sample answers for the week 2 workshop on the unit web page. Remember you should attempt the questions yourself before going through the answers - just reading the sample answers is of little benefit. See https://teaching.csse.uwa.edu.au/units/CITS4401/material-2020.html...
photo group project (part 1) published
Sun 8th Mar 2020, 4:24pm, Rachel CO.
I have posted the specification for the group project (part 1) and a list of assigned project groups on the unit web page. Please see, and make contact with your group members. https://teaching.csse.uwa.edu.au/units/CITS4401/material-2020.html Happy to answer...
photo workshops update (both)
Wed 4th Mar 2020, 10:34am, Rachel CO.
I have posted sample answers for the week 1 workshop and also an updated version of the workshop for today (week 2, Wed 4 March). In today's class I will discuss the assessment process for the assessed workshops which start next week (see schedule)....
photo welcome and text book discount
Fri 14th Feb 2020, 1:27pm, Rachel CO.
Welcome to CITS4409 in 2020 Lectures and the workshop class start in week 1, at 10am on Tuesday and 2-4 on Wednesday, both in CSSE Seminar room 1.24 (note recent timetable change). If you are looking to purchase the text book, Pressman's Software engineering,...
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