This course in Social Informatics focuses on various social issues of Computing. This course is made for undergraduate students in computer science, and teacher education students within ICT and Learning, but may be taken by anyone who has an interest in social issues of Computing. There are no prerequisites for enrolling in this course.
Unlike other Norwegian courses in Social Informatics this course encompasses a wider range of issues from ethics and personal privacy to ICT as management Tools, always having a firm focus on the key element in ICT; the user.
The course consists of:
- 14 lecture videos
- 15 audio lectures
- 21 SlideShare (PPT) lectures
- 01 PDF lecture paper
The course is centred on the following issues of ICT:
- ICT and law,
- Technological development,
- Information systems and organizations,
- Social media and management,
- Ethics, and
- how to lecture in Social Informatics.
The outcome of the course:
- Students will have understanding of simple social science methodological basis and fundamental insights into key aspects of the development and use of ICT in society.
- They will have increased awareness and a basis for independent and critical thinking about information and communications technology (ICT) and changes in social and interpersonal relationships.
Language of instruction: Norwegian