187.272 Social issues in computing
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Course evaluation

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to demonstrate a knowledge and sound understanding of the social embeddedness of ICTs and Computer Science including institutional, political, socio-cultural, and ethical aspects.

Subject of course

Topics include: interactions between computer science and society; social aspects of computerization; ICTs and social change; the social context of information technology development and use; consequences of ICTs for work, organizations, and everyday life; the interaction of ICT with institutional and cultural contexts; technology assessment; social responsibility of computer professionals

Teaching methods

This course is a VU "Lecture and Exercise" and includes
- lectures
- readings etc.
- homeworks

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

Where:  Zoom via TUWEL
When:  Wed 16-18 
First session: Wed, 13.10.2021, 4 pm ct

Registration: via TISS

For further information, announcements, policies & procedures, assignments, ...:
see the TUWEL course linked to this course (see link above; availaible at the beginning of semester).

Syllabus
The syllabus of this course will be available for download at the beginning of semester.

EMail:
Please always send any requests regarding this course to: lehre-steinhardt@media.tuwien.ac.at.

 

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed16:00 - 18:0013.10.2021 - 26.01.2022 Zoom (via TUWEL) (LIVE)Course sessions
Social issues in computing - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Wed13.10.202116:00 - 18:00 Zoom (via TUWEL)Course sessions
Wed20.10.202116:00 - 18:00 Zoom (via TUWEL)Course sessions
Wed27.10.202116:00 - 18:00 Zoom (via TUWEL)Course sessions
Wed03.11.202116:00 - 18:00 Zoom (via TUWEL)Course sessions
Wed10.11.202116:00 - 18:00 Zoom (via TUWEL)Course sessions
Wed17.11.202116:00 - 18:00 Zoom (via TUWEL)Course sessions
Wed24.11.202116:00 - 18:00 Zoom (via TUWEL)Course sessions
Wed01.12.202116:00 - 18:00 Zoom (via TUWEL)Course sessions
Wed15.12.202116:00 - 18:00 Zoom (via TUWEL)Course sessions
Wed12.01.202216:00 - 18:00 Zoom (via TUWEL)Course sessions
Wed19.01.202216:00 - 18:00 Zoom (via TUWEL)Course sessions
Wed26.01.202216:00 - 18:00 Zoom (via TUWEL)Course sessions

Examination modalities

Periodic tests (online; as part of the course sessions) as well as homeworks. In addition, actively participating in class will affect your grades.

Tests:
Die Tests finden online (schriftlich oder ggf. mündlich) statt (selbständig, alleine und ohne Verwendung von Unterlagen).
Für die Tests benötigen Sie:
- Papier
- Schreibstift
- Webcam oder Kamera am Laptop
- Mobile-Phone mit Kamera und Scan-App
- STABILE Internetverbindung
- TUWEL - Verbindung über Computer/Laptop
- Zoom - Verbindung über Computer/Laptop
Ggf. werden mündliche Nachfragen zur Plausibilisierung von Antworten der schriftlichen Tests durchgeführt.
Detaillierte Infos zu Ablauf und Modalitäten der Prüfung werden vorab auf TUWEL veröffentlicht

Testtermine:
November: 3 (16:15 - 17:45)
Dezember: 1 (16:15 - 17:45)
Jänner: 26 (16:15 - 17:45)
Ersatztest: Februar: 16 (16:15 - 18:15) || 
Anmeldung erforderlich (in TISS) || Der Ersatztest ist ausschließlich für jene Studierenden als Ersatz vorgesehen, welche einen der regulären Test-Termine nicht wahrnehmen konnten.

Nähere Informationen finden Sie im Syllabus dieser LVA (in TUWEL oder in TISS unter "Unterlagen").

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
19.09.2021 00:00 03.10.2021 23:55 09.10.2021 23:55

Registration modalities

via TISS

Precondition

The student has to be enrolled for at least one of the studies listed below

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 531 Data Engineering & Statistics 1. Semester
033 532 Media Informatics and Visual Computing 5. SemesterSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
033 533 Medical Informatics STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
033 534 Software & Information Engineering 5. SemesterSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase

Literature

Scientific literature to work on the homework assignments and slides of the lelcture part as learning aid willl be available via TUWEL.

Previous knowledge

Diese Lehrveranstaltung ist im Regelstudienplan im 5. Semester vorgesehen und setzt praktische Erfahrungen und Reflexionsfähigkeit, die in den ersten 4 Semestern vermittelt und erworben werden, voraus.

 

Language

German