Services and Platforms

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Part 1
POPBL and Scientific Methods

(POPBL og videnskabelige metoder)

Part 2
Services and Platforms

(Services og platforme)

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Part 1
POPBL and Scientific Methods

  • Must have knowledge about Problem Based Learning
  • Must have knowledge about conflict handling
  • Must be able to understand the challenges of inter-cultural group work
  • Must be able to plan group work using project planning tools (such as Gantt chart)
  • Must have knowledge about the concept of process analysis
  • Must have knowledge about different learning styles
  • Must have knowledge about scientific methods and the applicability in engineering educations
  • Must have knowledge about science theory in relation to hypothesis, theories, inductivism vs. decuctivism, models vs. reality
  • Must understand the difference between qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Must understand the principles for citing other people's work properly and understand the consequences of plagiarism

Part 2
Services and Platforms

  • Must have a holistic understanding of the ICT environment, i.e. the heterogeneous networks, Internet technologies and business models, on which ICT solutions and services rely
  • Must have knowledge about the key Internet technologies and standards for content networking: representation, identification and transport
  • Must have knowledge about the characteristics of different networks and the technologies that are important to provide a good user experience for a service
  • Must be able to understand the service architectures, platforms and business models that are needed to provide future services and applications

Skills

Part 1
POPBL and Scientific Methods

  • Must be able to apply the principles of Problem Based Learning in practice
  • Must be able to apply a Gantt chart to the first semester project
  • Must be able to prepare a process analysis and use it for evaluation of the group work
  • Must be able to discuss the concept of scientific methods
  • Must be able to cite other people's work properly
  • Must be able to structure a project report
  • Must be able to apply different scientific methods for a particular problem

Part 2
Services and Platforms

  • Must be able to specify requirements for innovative applications, services, solutions or service architectures based on a thorough analysis of the ICT environment and the needs of the target users
  • Must be able to assess the network characteristics and limitations, which affect the delivery of content and services to the end users
  • Must be able to discuss the technical and business-related aspects of services and service architectures
  • Must be able to conceptually construct relevant business models

Competences

Part 1
POPBL and Scientific Methods

  • Must have competencies in group work and project-organized learning
  • Must have competencies in communication in a group
  • Must have competencies in use of scientific methods
  • Must have competencies in setting up a report as a scientific document

Part 2
Services and Platforms

  • Must have the competency to assess the viability and potential of new ICT-related technologies, frameworks and concepts
  • Must have the competency to identify new business opportunities in relation to ICT services and service architectures

Type of instruction

Project work

Type of instruction are listed at the start of Chapter 3. Part 1 and part 2 run in parallel

Exam format of Part 1: Individual oral or written examination

Exam

Exams

Name of examServices and Platforms
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
The 1st semester project consists of two partial exams - an exam in the module POPBL and Scientific Methods and an exam in the 1st semester project.
All students MUST pass the partial exam in "POPBL and scientific methods" before the final exam in the semester project.
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations
http:/​/​www.en.tech.aau.dk/​education-programmes/​Education+and+Programmes/​

Facts about the module

Danish titleServices og platforme
Module codeESNICTEK1P1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design