FI:SIN02 Social Aspects of Informatics - Course Information
SIN02 Social Aspects of Informatics and Assistive TechnologiesFaculty of Informatics
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/1. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: k (colloquium). Other types of completion: z (credit).
- doc. RNDr. Ivan Kopeček, CSc. (lecturer)
RNDr. Jaromír Plhák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Fedor Tiršel (assistant)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. RNDr. Aleš Horák, Ph.D.
Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Ivan Kopeček, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing - Faculty of Informatics
- Mon 12:00–13:50 A320
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- Fields of study the course is directly associated with
- there are 36 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- The main objective of the course is to present the current aspects of the computerization of society and the possibilities that it brings in the assitive technologies. The course also includes active work of students including presentations and disscussions to the relevant topics and also active participatin on relevant developed projects.
- Learning outcomes
- After completing this course, student will be able to:
- describe and summarize the current aspects of the computerization of society;
- discuss and present the results of their own work in the field of social informatics;
- apply assistive technologies to design computer systems.
At the end of the course the student understands:
- social aspects of information systems proposal;
- dialogue systems and their social impact;
- processing social information;
- asistive technologies and their social impact.
- Aspects of computerization;
- Information technologies in social context;
- Sociální sítě;
- Accessibility of Internet and information technologies as seen from the point of view of social structure of the society;
- Modeling society and its social structure;
- Game theory and modeling conflicts in society;
- The communication based on information technologies;
- Social aspects of information systems proposal;
- Dialogue systems and their social impact;
- Processing social information;
- Asistive technologies and their social impact;
- Computerized support of visually impaired people;
- The course also includes active work including presentations and disscussions to the relevant topics and also active participatin on the relevant developed projects.
- KLING, Rob, Howard ROSENBAUM and Steve SAWYER. Understanding and communicating social informatics : a framework for studying and teaching the human contexts of information and communication technologies. 1st Print. Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, 2005. xx, 216. ISBN 1573872288. info
- MORLEY, Sarah. Windows XP explained : a guide for blind and visualy impaired users. Peterborough: Royal National Institute of the Blind, 2002. 196 s. ISBN 1858785391. info
- The development of social skills by blind and visually impaired students : exploratory studies and strategies. Edited by Sharon Zell Sacks - Linda S. Kekelis - Robert J. Gaylord-Ross. New York: AFB Press, 1992. xiv, 214. ISBN 0891282173. info
- Teaching methods
- Lectures, group projects, class discussions.
- Assessment methods
- To pass the course, the student is assumed to take part in the seminar, in the form which is consulted in the beginning of the seminar. The course can be passed both with credit or colloquium. The more specific requirements for obtaining credit or colloquium are specified at the beginnig of the seminar.
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
- Teacher's information