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On completion of this module students should be able to: 1. Demonstrate in essay form an understanding of the role and significance of information iand information technologies in contemporary society. 2. Identify current topics and historical trends in information and society. 3. Discuss the social, political, and cultural consequences of digital information.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Abstract/summary of what will be covered in final paper||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Class Test: Open online test with short answer, multiple choice, and essay questions||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Essay: Critical essay on topic related to course material||Week 12||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Students will receive feedback on midterm exam and final paper after completion in Brightspace. Summary of paper can be submitted at any time from week 3 to week 9 and will receive feedback on approach.
|Ms Odile Dumbleton||Tutor|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31||Mon 14:00 - 14:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31||Wed 16:00 - 16:50|