Information and Publishing Technology
2010-2011 - IMT1041 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The course will give the students fundamental understanding of important technical and social aspects of modern information technology.
By participating in group excerises and projects the students will gain a deeper understanding of selected topics in the course.
Through project work the students will learn to cooporate, make plans and to follow those plans.

Topic(s)

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
- History
- Computer architecture fundamentals
- Datacommunication and networks
- Peripheral equipment
- Information security
- IT system applications
- Privacy protection

PUBLISHING TECHNOLOGY
- History
- Web technology
- Web design
- Image processing
- Immaterial rights

Teaching Methods

Lectures
Group works
Laboratory work
Project work

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 3 hours
Evaluation of Project(s)

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Written Exam, 3 hours (counts 51%, evaluated by lecturer)
Evaluation of Project(s) (counts 49%, evaluated by lecturer)
Each part must be individually approved of.

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

The person responsible for the course will grade both projects and the written exams
An external examiner will be used in addition for the written exams every fourth year, next will be in 2011

Coursework Requirements

None

Teaching Materials

  • Learning web design, third edition, Jennifer Niederst, O'Reilly, 2007
  • Daley, Bill (2008): Computers are Your Future, 9. ed., Pearson Education (US)