Information and Publishing Technology
2011-2012 - IMT1041 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes


  • The candidate can explain central concepts in the field.
  • The candidate can summarize the current knowledge, discuss possible solutions and make reasoned choices
  • The candidate can cite the main events of the historical development in the field and explain the impact on society.


  • The candidate must be able to complete projects and produce an academic report.

General competency

  • The candidate can use the relevant publishing systems to communicate information.
  • The candidate knows about central interaction systems that allow work in groups both locally and at a distance.


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

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

Teaching Methods

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 60%, evaluated by lecturer)
 Evaluation of Project(s) (counts 40%, 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

Re-sit examination

Ordinary sit for the written exam. The project must be retaken the next time the course runs.

Examination support


Coursework Requirements

Five of the lab assignments must be approved.

Teaching Materials

  •  Learning web design, third edition, Jennifer Niederst, O'Reilly,
  •  Computers are Your Future, Introductory, 12. ed., Cathy LaBerta, Prentice Hall