Information science: Socio-political aspects of information in global context 360

Module code INL 360
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

This module examines aspects of the information and knowledge society within local, regional and international contexts. A special focus of the module is the interaction and exchange of data, information and knowledge from communities' local knowledge system with data, information and knowledge from the global knowledge system. The module discusses the growth and role of information and communication technologies (ICTs), and their implications for development.

Module credits 30.00
NQF Level 07
Service modules Faculty of Humanities
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 3 practicals per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Information Science
Period of presentation Semester 1

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