Information science 240

Module code INL 240
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Social and ethical impact. This module examines moral and legal regulation practices related to information in print and digital environments. Different ethical theories are identified and applied to privacy, access to information, information poverty and censorship. The interpretation and enforcement of rules and regulations are discussed.

Module credits 20.00
Service modules Faculty of Humanities
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 3 practicals per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Department Information Science
Period of presentation Semester 1

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