437254 SE Current Topics of Information Systems, Especially the Digital Society

winter semester 2021/2022 | Last update: 30.11.2021 Place course on memo list
437254
SE Current Topics of Information Systems, Especially the Digital Society
SE 2
5
weekly
annually
English

The lecture covers current topics and detailed aspects of information systems, with focus on digital society.

The seminar covers selected topics of the societal aspects of digitalization, including the digital divide, computer bias, algorithmic fairness, privacy and the impact of cybercrime on society.

The following topics will be covered in the course:

 - Fundamental concepts and theories of the digital society
 - Digital divide
 - Accountability and Computer Bias
 - Algorithmic fairness and filter bubbles
 - Privacy and social issues in personal data ecosystems
 - Cybercrime and society

Brief instructor input introduces the topics to students. Based on guiding questions, the topics are discussed online among students, using a digital whiteboard, brainstorming polls, quizzes, videos and online education games. Students deepen and reflect the course topics in written assignments. Moreover, students select one particular capstone topic on digital society and either produce a short video clip that they show and discuss or present the topic live online.

The grade will depend on the following components:

20% Written assignment 1
20% Written assignment 2
20% Written assignment 3
30% Video presentation of selected topic
10% Participation in seminar activities, discussions, quizzes, games, etc.

Positive completion of the courses referred to in § 7 (2.2).

08.10.2021
Group 0
Date Time Location
Fri 2021-10-08
13.00 - 16.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2021-10-11
17.00 - 20.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2021-10-25
15.30 - 19.30 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Fri 2021-10-29
16.00 - 20.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Fri 2021-11-19
16.00 - 19.30 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Tue 2021-12-21
17.00 - 19.30 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2022-01-17
17.00 - 19.30 eLecture - online eLecture - online