|Module code||INL 110|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
Introduction to Information Science. 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, the 4th Industrial Revolution and other revolutions to come are addressed as well as core principles such as equity, diversity and inclusion.
|Service modules||Faculty of Humanities|
|Contact time||1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1|
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