Syllabus for IT, Ethics and Organisation
IT, etik och organisation
A revised version of the syllabus is available.
- 5 credits
- Course code: 1MD004
- Education cycle: Second cycle
Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Computer Science A1N,
Human-Computer Interaction A1N
Explanation of codes
The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:
- G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
- G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
- G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
- GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
- A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
- A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
- AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
- Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
- Established: 2007-03-15
- Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
- Revised: 2009-04-27
- Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
- Applies from: Spring 2009
- Responsible department: Department of Information Technology
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
Report for which ethical theories and organisation theories that are relevant to use at analysis at design and using IT-system;
Show knowledge and skills when it will handle and solve ethical problems in connection with design and using IT-systems;
Show skills in using questionnaires, surveys, interviews and the like in connection with software development and IT-use.
Lectures, seminars and group exercises with typical problem discussions, individual assignment about ethical issues related to information technology activities. Using special tools to identify real IT ethical problems and to plan development, introduction and use of specific systems. Group exercises where the participants train their ethical skills on real ethical conflicts and problems.
The teaching contains lectures, supervision of the assignment and compulsory seminars and group exercises.
Written examination (3 credits), assignment (2 credits) and participation in seminars and group exercises.
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