Glossary

Although we try to minimise the amount of jargon associated with the course, we can’t avoid some jargon. Below is a list of phrases that have special meaning within the course.

Action Learning Cycle
The activities of planning-acting-reflection underpinning the course structure
Audit Week
The weeks associated with Project Audits
Capstone Project
The activities within ENGN4221 Systems Engineering Project
Client
The role that acts as the person whom the project is for, normally the project proposer
ConOps (or OpsCon)
Concept of Operations - the primary activity in Project Audit 1
Individual Weighting
The weighting of an individual’s project marked, based on Team Member Contributions and Project Reviews
Landing Page
The place that reviewers are pointed to
Many Eyes Process
The mechanism for including inputs from all stakeholders in the course
Professional Portfolio
A final individual assessment item aimed at reflecting on your experience in the course
Progress Indicators
An indicator related to a ‘grade’ within a review
Project Audit (PA)
Official process of course progress assessment
Project Repository
The repository of all knowledge within the project
Project Review (PR)
A process of reviewing the progress in the project
Project Selection
The activities associated with selecting a project within the course
Project Work
The work or activities undertaken in the project
Shadow
A role undertaken by students as part of Project Reviews
Showcase
A presentation of final work
Team Review
The document submitted proposing the final grade for a project
Team Member Contribution
The proposed weighting of a team member’s contribution within a team
Tutor
The academic or professional involved with mentoring the team on a weekly basis
Value
The focus of all project activities

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