[ 526SGAISAUK14 ] KS Social Impacts of IT

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3 ECTS B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year Social Science Stefan Koch 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)Erwartete Vorkenntnisse: Grundlagen der Wirtschaftsinformatik, Grundlagen der Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Grundlagen der Informatik
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Business Informatics 2022W
Objectives The revolution in computing and communication technologies in the last decades has led to numerous changes in our society. In this course, we describe how information technologies impacts everyday life. Also, we describe the global influence of these changes on society altogether. Social and ethical problems on individual, organizational and societal level are discussed in-depth.
Subject Ethical and moral approaches of the digital society and challenges evolving from it, Sustainability concepts, IT-induced changes such as e-shopping, travelling, health, media addiction, crime, communication, interpersonal relationships, surveillance, e-government, Job market, telework, mobile office, job offshoring, e-learning.
Criteria for evaluation Oral presentation and short paper on a topic to be chosen by the candidate.
Methods Descriptive or empirical study
Language German
Study material Literature on the topics of the lecture is provided via KUSSS.
Changing subject? No
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
2WSAK: KS Social Impacts of IT-Technology (2010W-2014S)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority