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2014/2015  BA-BINMU1007U  Computer-mediated communication and collaboration

English Title
Computer-mediated communication and collaboration

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Bachelor
Duration One Quarter
Course period Autumn
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for BA in Information Management
Course coordinator
  • Matthias Trier - DIGI
Main academic disciplines
  • Information Systems
  • Communication
Last updated on 16-07-2014
Learning objectives
At the 5th quarter exam students should be able to
  • Describe the concepts of the theoretical fields covered by the curriculum of the courses "Information in Context" and "Computer-mediated communication and collaboration"
  • Explain the basic principles of organizing information
  • Describe users' information needs, assess their implications for organization of information and recommend an information architecture design
  • Apply concepts and theories from the course reading to explain social aspects of information and the role that computer-media play for culture, communication and collaboration
  • Apply concepts and theories from the course reading to analyze and explain various forms of computer-mediated communication and computer supported collaboration and give recommendations for empirical cases
Computer-mediated communication and collaboration and Information in Context:
Exam ECTS 15
Examination form Written sit-in exam
Individual or group exam Individual
Assignment type Written assignment
Duration 4 hours
Grading scale 7-step scale
Examiner(s) Two internal examiners and one external examiner
Exam period October
Aids allowed to bring to the exam Open book: all written and electronic aids, including internet access
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
If the number of registered candidates for the make-up examination/re-take examination warrants that it may most appropriately be held as an oral examination, the programme office will inform the students that the make-up examination/re-take examination will be held as an oral examination instead.
Description of the exam procedure
This exam (the 5th quarter exam) covers the two courses "Computer-mediated communication and collaboration" and "Information in Context" (BA-BINMU1010U.

The students write an essay, drawing on the curriculum of the two courses examined.

The essay is assessed by 2 internal examiners (i.e. 1 for CMC and 1 for IIC) and 1 external examiner (for both parts).

The retake exam for students who did not pass the ordinary exam as well as students who were ill during the exam take place according to the same rules as for the ordinary examination.