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Kursusnavn (dansk):It-støttet samarbejde 
Kursusnavn (engelsk):Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) 
Semester:Efterår 2003 
Udbydes under:cand. it, softwareudvikling (swu) 
Omfang i ECTS:7,50 
Min. antal deltagere:
Forventet antal deltagere:30 
Maks. antal deltagere:50 
Formelle forudsætninger:Introductory Programming (GP) or equivalent.

Fundamental knowledge of data modelling,
network technologies, and work analysis (e.g.
Design and designers, DOD) will be an

Læringsmål:The course gives students a conceptual
foundation for analyzing cooperative work and
for the design of IT-based systems that support
interaction, communication, coordination,
information sharing, etc. among cooperating

The course aims at developing an
understanding of the sophisticated practices by
means of which cooperating actors coordinate
and integrate their activities and of the potential
problems that the introduction of IT may cause.

In doing so, the course enables students to
analyze and deal with the complex relationship
between the characteristics of the use situation
and the limitations and possibilities of the

Fagligt indhold:In the course participants are introduced
to and discuss
(a) theories and
conceptual frameworks of cooperative work,

(b) empirical studies of
cooperative work, and
(c) collaboration
technologies such as shared
workspaces, coordination technology (workflow
systems), document repositories, etc.

Students will be introduced to a collection of
classical and more recent papers from the
CSCW research literature.

Participants will learn a conceptual framework
that will enable them to undertake a systematic
analysis of a cooperative work setting and to
discuss relevant forms of IT support for this

Lectures will be given in English; contributions
discussions may me in English or Danish.
Group work may me in English or Danish. 


Lectures and discussions in plenum; group
discussions; group work on assignments,
resulting in written group reports. 

Eksamensform og -beskrivelse:X. experimental examination form (7-scale; external exam), 13-skala, Ekstern censur

Group reports may be in English or Danish.

Deadline for handing in the group report in three copies at the Examination Office is Friday
21th of November 2003 before 12:00.  

Litteratur udover forskningsartikler:All obligatory literature (curriculum) for the
course will be available in a printed