Official course description, subject to change:
Basic info last published 19/04-21

Computational Literacies

Course info
Language:
English
ECTS points:
7.5
Course code:
KBCOLIT1KU
Participants max:
150
Offered to guest students:
yes
Offered to exchange students:
yes
Offered as a single subject:
yes
Price (single subject):
10625 DKK (incl. vat)
Programme
Level:
MSc. Master
Programme:
MSc in Digital Innovation & Management
Staff
Course manager
Associate Professor
Teacher
Postdoc
Course semester
Semester
EfterÄr 2021
Start
30 August 2021
End
31 December 2021
Exam
Abstract

This course introduces key concepts from computing and enables students to understand software in an organisational, historical, and cultural context. The course is at an introductory level and is well-suited for students with limited or no technical background

Description

Computational Literacies is designed to introduce a wide range of topics from computing to students with limited or no prior technical background. Students will learn key concepts from computing and perform hands-on learning activities in order to be able to meaningfully participate in the management of software development projects. Students will also gain a background in the cultural and organisational contexts in which software has historically been developed.


Formal prerequisites
Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the student should be able to:

  • Relate computational concepts and theories to real-world cases and applications of IT
  • Describe complexities in organisational software development processes
  • Recognise and reflect upon elements of software code and software artefacts in existing systems
  • Explore computing as a socio-cultural phenomenon with political and ethical implications
  • Discuss current trends, debates and controversies in approaches to IT development
Ordinary exam
Exam type:
C: Submission of written work, External (7-point scale)
Exam variation:
C11: Submission of written work