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Laveregradsemne

The Social Web

Studienivå (studiesyklus)

Bachelor

Undervisningssemester

Autumn

Mål og innhald

The course introduces students to theories about and technologies for the social web, with applications such as community building, mass collaboration, social networking, blogging, and social gaming. The aim is to give students a thorough understanding of social web technologies and social network services and their application, including issues such as privacy, ethics, trust, reputation, and addiction. Topics to be addressed include the history of the social web, social navigation, social network theory, diffusion of technology and participation. Finally, the course will investigate the power of social technology by examining uses such as social justice, marketing and political change.

Læringsutbyte

A student who has completed the course should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:

Knowledge

The candidate

  • knows important theories relevant to the social web.
  • has theoretical knowledge of social technology.
  • has knowledge about privacy, ethics, trust and reputation in the use of social
  • technologies.
  • understands the power of social technology.
  • is familiar with a broad range of social technologies.

Skills

The candidate can

  • describe and explain basic concepts of the social web.
  • compare and contrast different social technologies.
  • analyze and evaluate social technologies.
  • use social technologies for various purposes.

Krav til forkunnskapar

None

Tilrådde forkunnskapar

INFO100 or equivalent

Krav til studierett

Open

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

12-16 two-hour lectures, 10-16 two-hour seminars

Obligatorisk undervisningsaktivitet

There will be mandatory group assignments which must be completed and approved.

Mandatory participation: Attendance at mandatory labs (at least 80%).

Vurderingsformer

  • One individual assignment (50%)
  • 3 hours written exam (50%)

Karakterskala

Letter grade (A-F).

Fagleg overlapp

INFO115 overlaps 5 ECTS with INFO114

Vurderingssemester

Autumn

Emneevaluering

The course is evaluated by students every three years, and by the responsible lecturer

each year.

Institutt

Department of Information Science and Media Studies

Kontakt

Kontaktinformasjon

studieveileder@info.uib.no

Eksamensinformasjon

  • Vurderingsordning: Individual assignment and written exam

    Trekkfrist
    07.11.2017
    • Eksamensdel: Individual assignment

      Innleveringsfrist
      21.11.2017, 14:00
      Eksamenssystem
      Inspera
      Digital eksamen
    • Eksamensdel: Written exam

      Dato
      05.12.2017, 09:00
      Varigheit
      3 timer
      Eksamenssystem
      Inspera
      Digital eksamen