Information & Communication Studies - Information Society & Culture

University College Dublin


Course Name Information & Communication Studies - Information Society & Culture
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code IS10040
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Spring
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
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Duration Spring Trimester - January to May
Mode of Delivery - Online

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 24
Tutorial 6
Specified Learning Activities 20
Autonomous Student Learning 75
Total 125

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Critical writing
In-class peer/group activities
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Course Content

Expand+IS10040 Information, Society, and Culture
Academic Year 2022/2023

This module introduces students to the general phenomenon of information creation, dissemination, and use in society, looking at historical perspectives and general trends. The mod...

Number of Credits 5
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