IT1604 - Digital Society


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

The course describes and discusses salient aspects of the development of ICT in today's society

Learning outcome

Knowledge: A student who completes the course is to have: * well-developed knowledge about the challenges tied to realising the potential of ICT in work-life and society * well-developed knowledge about relevant legislation and ethical problems related to development and use of ICT in society * knowledge about information security and privacy * well-developed insight into public and political plans, strategies and efforts * basic knowledge and insight into the application of new research results Skills: A student who completes the course should have: * well-developed skills at critically assessing the conditions for introducing, using and spreading ICT in work-life and society * basic skills as a competent customer in procurement and implementation projects of ICT * basic skills in the use of ways of accessing research results * General competence A student who completes the couse should have: * well-developed competence in oral and written communication about thematic problems basic competence in interdisciplinary collaboration * well-developed competence in understanding the role and implications of ICT in society

Learning methods and activities

Lectures with exercises

Compulsory assignments

  • Written exercises

Course materials

Provided at the beginning of the course

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IT1603 7.5 AUTUMN 2015
AVS2220 1.5 AUTUMN 2015
MNFIT161 6.0 AUTUMN 2015
MNFIT163 7.5 AUTUMN 2015
MNFIT163 7.5 AUTUMN 2015
SOS1013 2.5 AUTUMN 2015
ITO1000 5.0 AUTUMN 2023

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Informatics
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 D 2023-11-28 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL238 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL311 grønn sone Sluppenvegen 14 52
SL520 Sluppenvegen 14 1
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

More on examinations at NTNU