LBAS2002 - Informatics


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 5 hours

Course content

The course gives an introduction to programming, software engineering and XML technology. You will learn about programming in a given development tool, software engineering (system work) with teamwork in a project with link to data storage. You will also be introduced to XML technology and adjoining standards for storage and representation of semi-structural data.

The course content has transfer value for work with digital documentation in varied institutions and businesses.

Learning outcome


The student

  • is familiar with basic building blocks in programming
  • knows the principles and advantages of object-oriented programming
  • has knowledge of different system development models and knows how a system development project is managed, documented and implemented
  • knows how an XML document is built up (tree structure) and how XML Schema is used to validate (set requirements) structure and data content of the document
  • knows some practical usage examples of xml and oasis, related to specific examples of standards


The student

  • masters simple programming against files and relational databases
  • can participate actively in teams for to design requirements for a future information system
  • can use one given development environment in code development
  • manages to identify errors in program code

General competence:

The student

  • can create structured program code that solves simple problems by analyzsing given issues
  • can use information models to document the information system's vision, user requirements, and simple system requirements
  • can apply the principal understanding of programming, standards and how databases work to various digital work tools

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, group work and exercises.

Compulsory assignments

  • Compulsory work requirements in accordance with the course description

Further on evaluation

Mandatory activities

  • Conduct a system development project that may include programming and possibly XML
  • 5 ICT exercises

Mandatory activities are assessed on a pass-fail basis and must be passed in order for the student to take the course exam.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Archives, Museums and Records Management (LTARKIV)

Course materials

The course reading list will be published on Blackboard at the beginning of term. Minor changes to the list may occur during term.

More on the course



Version: A
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Social Sciences
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education


Examination arrangement: Home examination

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





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Home examination 100/100 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.

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