Bachelor's Programme in IT and Information Systems
Bachelor's Programme in Planning and Communication
IT and Information Systems, 1-year Programme
Language of instruction
Norwegian, English when international students attend
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:
have acquired basic knowledge about the digital society, and be aware of positive as well as negative consequences, both as a private citizen and as a member of the global information society
know theories concerning the interaction between technology development and societal change
know regulations for acceptable, sensible, and legal behavior in the digital society
be able to reflect ethically on their own and others' contributions in the digital society
The course provides an understanding of digitalisation and digital transformation in society. It is suitable for those who want to know about the far-reaching positive and negative societal consequences of technology use at the individual, organizational, and societal levels. This includes the importance of digitization for your personal life, work life, business development, and sustainable development. You will also gain theoretical, ethical, and legal insights into how technology development and societal changes are related.
The course is organized with a mixture of lectures, digital teaching activities, and group work. The students will immerse themselves in a self-chosen and timely topic where ICT plays a central role. Organized teaching is normally given in the form of two hours of lecture and two hours of group work per week. Estimated workload is 13 hours per week per student.
Mandatory assignments must be completed and passed. Further information is provided in Canvas at the start of the semester.
Assessment methods and criteria
Groupwise portfolio assessment that counts 40% and a 4-hours individual written exam that counts 60% of the total grade. Grades A-F. There is no postponed examination in the portfolio.
The person responsible for the course decides, in cooperation with student representative, the form of student evaluation and whether the course is to have a midway or end of course evaluation in accordance with the quality system for education, chapter 4.1.
Offered as Single Standing Module
Admission for external candidates
TFL102 has a credit reduction towards TFL119, so it is only possible to take one of them.