20 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: The module aims to develop further students' understanding of the impact of information communication technologies (ICTs), focusing in particular on the impact and potential impact of ICTs on society as a whole. Key issues include: technological trends and social change; globalisation; ethics, morality and information and policies developed by governments for the information society. Students will draw on their learning at levels 1 and 2 in order to explore issues in more depth and develop their critical and analytical skills through debate. There will be input from external speakers to present a variety of perspectives.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to students studying on INFU01, MGTU17 and MGTU18.

Staff Contact: Dr Andrew Cox
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials
Assessment: Course work
WebCT resources are available for this module

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Information School):

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