IT1604 - Digital Society


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 3 hours

Course content

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

Learning outcome

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

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 exercise
  • Written exercise
  • Written exercise

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Provided at the beginning of the course

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IT1603 7.5 01.09.2015
AVS2220 1.5 01.09.2015
MNFIT161 6.0 01.09.2015
MNFIT163 7.5 01.09.2015
MNFIT163 7.5 01.09.2015
SOS1013 2.5 01.09.2015

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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 2
No.of specialization hours: 8

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science



Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100

Release 2020-12-15

Submission 2020-12-15

Release 09:00

Submission 12:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100

Release 2021-06-11

Submission 2021-06-11

Release 09:00

Submission 13:00

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.

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