Digital Collaboration


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The course offers an overview of digital sociality and governance, presenting issue such as Smart Cities and Big Data in a larger societal context. During the course, students are provided with an understanding of how digital collaboration may be instigated and to what purpose. Drawing on collaboration with external partners, students will learn about the opportunities and challenges with data-driven, collaborative projects in various social and organizational contexts.

Learning objectives


In this module students will acquire knowledge of:

  • The current landscape of digital collaboration in and between various public and private organizations.
  • Theoretical approaches to digital, data-driven knowledge collaboration
  • The values and opportunities of data-driven collaboration projects as well as their challenges for various stakeholders


In this module students will acquire skills in:

  • Identifying areas where data-driven collaboration projects can add to existing value propositions
  • Crafting digital collaborative set-ups
  • Critically discuss and reflect on digital collaborations and their outcomes for various types of stakeholders


In this module students will acquire competencies in:

  • Designing and discussing collaborative strategies in the context of relevant data project topics
  • Professionally engaging in, assessing and reflecting on data-driven knowledge collaborations
  • Independently continuing one’s individual competency development within digital collaborations



Name of examDigital Collaboration
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is a portfolio submitted in steps during the term, comprising contributions from the students set by the examiner on the basis of the course module. The examination portfolio will be prepared individually by the student and must not exceed 10 pages. The examination portfolio will be evaluated by an internal examiner. A second internal examiner will be included in case of an assignment is given a failed assessment.
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleDigital Collaboration
Module codeKAINFOS1810
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
9. semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Communication and Digital Media
DepartmentDepartment of Communication and Psychology
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities