Information science 110

Module code INL 110
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

This module is an introduction to the study field of information science and its various professions. Key concepts that will be discussed include the following: the human as information processor and user; the life-cycle of information in terms of processes, products and role-players; as well as the communication of information. The social-ethical impact of globalisation is included as a key concern, with reference to Africa.

Module credits 12.00
Service modules Faculty of Humanities
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Information Science
Period of presentation Semester 1

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