Courses Catalogue

Emerging Trends In Information Systems/technology

COURSE CODE: ITE 2206
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Information Technology, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Mathematics and Computing
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

Course Description:

The course is both theoretical and practical as may be deemed appropriate by the tutor in relationship to the specified area of Information technology with regard to the trend being highlighted or discussed.

Course Objective:

This course has been designed to provide students with:

1.      A process framework for analyzing new issues and a theoretical framework to study technological and social impacts of such issues.

2.      A process framework for recognizing and understanding new technologies and a theoretical framework to take advantage of such technologies.

3.      Exposure to new issues and technologies.

4.      The ability to recognize the importance new issues and technologies in information sciences and incorporate these new issues and technologies into an existing information systems framework.

5.      Predict impacts of issues and technology on information management, users, policies, and the environment.

Course Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

1.      Describe the process framework for analyzing new issues and a theoretical framework to study technological and social impacts of such issues.

2.      Demonstrate an ability to recognize the importance new issues and technologies in information sciences and incorporate these new issues and technologies into an existing information systems framework.

3.      Predict impacts of issues and technology on information management, users, policies, and the environment