Mobile Culture and Communication

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Relevant BSc degree (Bachelor)

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The objective is to enable the students to understand and analyse the relationship between information and communication technologies, mobilities systems, space and society by introducing state-of-the-art theories relating to mobility cultures, to the integration of communication technologies with the spatial environment, to mobilities-related consequences of new social media and digital networks as well as to interaction design.

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must have a profound knowledge of contemporary information and communication technologies and their application in mobile cultures and systems
  • Must have an understanding of the technological as well as cultural factors that are shaping and enabling mobilities systems

Skills

  • Must be able to apply theories of information and communication technology and relevant cultural theories to the analysis of mobilities cultures and systems
  • Must be able to evaluate the relevance and impact of information and communication technologies on mobilities cultures and systems

Competences

  • Must have competencies in analysing on a theoretically level mobilities cultures and systems and their integration with communication technologies
  • Must have competencies in professional communication in relation to both professional and lay audiences

Type of instruction

Lectures supplemented with seminars, study circles, workshops and fieldwork



Exam

Exams

Name of examMobile Culture and Communication
Type of exam
Active participation/continuous evaluation
ECTS5
Permitted aids
Without aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the framework Provisions

Facts about the module

Danish titleMobilkultur og -kommunikation
Module codeAODMTM2K158
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Architecture & Design
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design
SchoolSchool of Architecture, Design and Planning