Social Informatics Unit
IT in organizations Unit
HCI for multimedia Unit
Human-computer Interaction Unit
IT research methods Unit
Social Informatics Unit: This unit provides students with a critical understanding of the impact of information technology (IT) within contemporary social relations. Using case studies drawn from different social spheres, the unit explores the ways in which the diffusion of IT has reshaped thinking and practice concerning social collaboration, the production of knowledge and community building. Particular attention is paid to the emerging field of community informatics, and the implications that this field holds for the work of information and knowledge management professionals.
IT in organizations Unit: The unit has been designed to provide you with an understanding of organizations, the contexts within which information technologies are used, and the IT professions. It explores many aspects of IT with emphasis on the relationship between theoretical knowledge and its practical application using cases and real examples.
HCI for multimedi Unit: The unit has been designed to provide you with an understanding of the principles of human computer interaction and interface design. It will also allow you to research current issues in these fields. It explores many aspects of HCI with emphasis on the relationship between theoretical knowledge and its practical application.
Human-computer Interaction Unit: This unit provides a detailed understanding of the underpinning theories, principles and practices of interface design for computer-based systems and how these are applied in practice.
IT research methods Unit: The unit is designed to provide you with a practical understanding of research and an introduction to a range of essential research methods used in information technology.
Social Science Methods