Information Technology in Society

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Information Technology in Society

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Information Technologies, Sociology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    MG330 is readings based module for students on the BSc Marketing Innovation and Technology degree. As a fourth year subject it aims to develop and apply students’ understanding of the consequences of technology in society. The module takes a readings based approach with groups of students presenting work on a weekly basis in a seminar format across a range of themes and perspectives on information technology. Module Aims: To provide students with an understanding of theories of technology in society; To develop in students a capacity for critical reflection on technology; To examine future applications of Technology in Society. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. identify major social and technological issues of information technology in everyday life
    2. to reflect on the current issues in IT in an international context
    3. appreciate and critique the future challenges that are faced in the area of technological development.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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