[ 526SGAIGENK14 ] KS Introduction to Society, Gender and Diversity in Information Technology

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year (*)Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung Waltraud Ernst 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 2023W
Objectives The course introduces the concepts and theoretical approaches of Gender Studies. It presents relations between Information and Communication Technologies and society and gender.
Subject Concepts and theoretical approaches of Gender Studies, Women in Science and Information Technology, Gender in Science, Digital Divide, Gender, Work & Culture in ICT, Gender Mainstreaming and Diversity Management.
Criteria for evaluation Attendance 50% of the course units, reading and participation in discussions about key literature, project exercise, exam
Methods Presentation, reading and discussion of key literature, project exercise
Language German
Study material Ernst, W.; Horwath, I. (Eds.): Gender in Sciences and Technology. Interdisciplinary Approaches. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag, 2014.
Stegbauer, C. (Hg.): Ungleichheit. Medien- und kommunikationssoziologische Perspektiven. Wiesbaden: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2012.
Literature on the topics of the lecture is provided via KUSSS.
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture (*)2WGBGWIK: KS Geschlecht und Wirtschaftsinformatik (3 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority