The module will introduce the students to ideas on artificial intelligence, robots, embodiment and cyborgs as seen in an ICT ethical perspective. During the course module, the students will engage in lectures and discussions on robotics, embodiment and cyborgs conceived in the context of persuasive design, learning and human-computer interaction.
In the module the students will acquire knowledge of:
artificial intelligence: scientific and philosophical perspectives
robots and embodiment
cyborgs: Ideas and design
artificial intelligence, robots, embodiment and cyborgs as seen in an ICT ethical perspective
In the module the students will acquire skills in:
observing, analysing and interpreting the use of artificial intelligence,
evaluating the role of embodiment, robots and cyborgs in persuasive design
analysing the conceptual and ethical aspects of the use of embodiment, robots and cyborgs
In the module the students will acquire competences in:
taking an analytical, reflective and critical approach to the use of embodiment, robots and cyborgs
engaging in an interdisciplinary collaboration on persuasive design involving embodiment, robots and cyborgs
identifying own learning needs and structuring own learning in relation to the use of embodiment, robots and cyborgs.
|Name of exam||ICT, Ethics and Embodiment|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a projectThe test takes its point of departure in a project report that may not exceed 15 pages per student in the group, and may not exceed 20 pages for individual projects.
Literature foundation: 1000 standard pages supervisor approved, self-selected literature related to the project.
All written and all electronic aids
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||External examination|
|Criteria of assessment||In the evaluation of the examination performance, the grade 12 will only be awarded to students who give an excellent performance and demonstrate that they have fulfilled the above objectives exhaustively or with only a few insignificant omissions.|
|Danish title||IKT, Etik og Udførelse|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Communication and Digital Media|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Humanities|
|School||School of Music, Music Therapy, Psychology, Art, Communication and Technology|