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The Social Web

  • Studiepoeng10
  • UndervisingssemesterHaust
  • EmnekodeINFO115
  • Talet på semester1
  • SpråkEnglish
  • Ressursar

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

Upon completion of the course the student should be able to:

  • present important theories relevant to the social web.
  • demonstrate theoretical knowledge of social technology.
  • explain about privacy, ethics, trust and reputation in the use of social technologies.
  • demonstrate theoretical knowledge of the power of social technology.
  • demonstrate familiarity with a broad range of social technologies.
  • 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

Undervisningsformer og omfang av organisert undervisning

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