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Cursus: NWI-I00036
NWI-I00036
IT and Society
Cursus informatieRooster
CursusNWI-I00036
Studiepunten (ECTS)3
CategorieBA (Bachelor)
VoertaalEngels
Aangeboden doorRadboud Universiteit; Faculteit der Natuurwetenschappen, Wiskunde en Informatica; Informatica en Informatiekunde;
Docenten
Coördinator
dr. L. Consoli
Overige cursussen docent
Examinator
dr. L. Consoli
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Contactpersoon van de cursus
dr. L. Consoli
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Docent
dr. L. Consoli
Overige cursussen docent
Docent
I.G. Veul
Overige cursussen docent
Collegejaar2022
Periode
KW3  (30-01-2023 t/m 09-04-2023)
Aanvangsblok
KW3
Onderwijsvorm
voltijd
Opmerking-
Inschrijven via OSIRISJa
Inschrijven voor bijvakkersJa
VoorinschrijvingNee
WachtlijstNee
Plaatsingsprocedure-
Cursusdoelen
After the course  the student will:
•Have knowledge of models to describe the mutual relationship between science / technology / society
•Be aware of the societal responsibility of scientists / technologists;
•Be able to put scientific and technlogical developments whithin her field of study in a broader (cultural) context and to analyze their ethical and societal implications;
•Be able to express and justify her standpoint on relevant topics.
Inhoud
In this course we will explore the place and meaning of technological developments (especially in the field of computer science) within society. Starting with some basic concepts in the philosophy of technology, we will look at different aspects, drawing on examples from the latest developments in the field.

We will also explicitly discuss current news and events and analyze their relevance for the students as future academics and professionals.

Instructional Modes
  • Lecture
  • Self-study
Niveau

Voorkennis
None required
Toetsinformatie
Students will have to submit a number of assignments, both formative and summative. The final group paper will count for 50% of the final grade.
Bijzonderheden
In this course we will explore the place and meaning of technological developments (especially in the field of computer science) within society. Starting with some basic concepts in the philosophy of technology, we will look at the following 'clusters': - ICT and privacy - ICT and politics - ICT and knowledge We will also explicitly discuss current news and events and analyze their relevance for the students as future academics and professionals. The course will be regularly updated using case studies from the latest developments in the field.
Verplicht materiaal
Digitale leeromgeving (Brightspace)
Literatuur wordt uitgedeeld tijdens de colleges en is beschikbaar via Brightspace.
Werkvormen
Cursusgebeurtenis

Project

Toetsen
Final result
Weging1
ToetsvormPaper
GelegenhedenBlok KW3, Blok KW4

Opmerking
Both parts (written assignments and paper) need to have a minimum grade of 6.0 in order to pass the course.

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