20 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: The purpose of this module is to investigate topics related to the gathering, managing, use and governance of information in organizational and networked contexts. This will include an exploration of a) systematic approaches to the acquisition, processing, storage, use, and governance of information in organizational and networked contexts; b) the use of relevant technologies e.g. Internet, wikis, blogs, recommenders, open source; and c) substantive issues of concern to organizations and their users e.g. data protection, freedom of information. Students will learn through seminars, tutorials, online discussion, and independent study.

Staff Contact: Dr Jonathan Foster
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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