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This online course will introduce you to social informatics through critical reflection on uses of information and communication technologies and their social and cultural impact.
Social Informatics is the interdisciplinary study of the design, uses and consequences of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and their interaction with institutional and cultural contexts.
Topics covered include History of ICTs, ICT in the 21st century, ICT and Communities and Workplaces.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.
To study this course, you need to have 40 credits at Level 6, or comparable industry experience. The course leader will determine this.
You will need access to a computer and the Internet.
There are no set textbooks to purchase for this course.
This course is 100% internally assessed with no examinations.