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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.
This course is 100% internally assessed
No textbooks are required for this course
Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.