Pervasive Computing: Communication, Technology and Business in a Digital Age (P0)

2022/2023

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Disclaimer.
This is an English translation of the module. In case of discrepancy between the translation and the Danish version, the Danish version of the module is valid.

PURPOSE
The purpose of the P0 project unit is to give the student the opportunity to place oneself as a multidisciplinary IT professional, and thus develop the student's understanding of own study options.

GOAL
After the P0 project unit, the student must have achieved:

  1. insight into one's own educational situation and clarity about the progression in the education
  2. knowledge of some basic concepts within the technical-natural sciences, communication sciences and business-oriented subject areas
  3. knowledge of description / analysis as a working method and knowledge of relevant contexts and / or perspectives
  4. knowledge of the work processes in a project work,  knowledge acquisition, and knowledge of reflection of own learning process
  5. knowledge of organizing group work and collaboration with supervisors
  6. to be able to convey the project's work results and work processes, in writing, graphically and orally

CONTENTS
The student is introduced to a technical as well as a business-oriented and a humanistic approach to the P0 topic. By the end of the P0 project unit, each project group must have conducted a study of a current topic concerning the use of information technology within a newer or innovative use context, containing elements with a technical, humanistic, and business perspective.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • knowledge of a specific subject area and specific issues within pervasive computing
  • knowledge of how to obtain relevant data on a specific subject area within pervasive computing, and related specific software products

Skills

  • describe key issues within a selected topic area
  • identify and describe specific IT system (s) related to the chosen topic
  • identify related literature and use it to analyze the topic from a technical, humanistic, and business perspective
  • conclude and formulate challenges and issues for further work on the topic

Competences

  • plan and implement a rounded and academically sound lighting and treatment of a selected subject area within the P0 theme

Type of instruction

Project work

During the P0 project module, the project group must prepare a P0 report and a P0 process analysis, participate in a P0 experience collection and participate in a P0 presentation seminar, where the project group's documents are discussed.

Extent and expected workload

The student is expected to spend 27.5 hours per ECTS, which for this activity means 137.5 hours.

Exam

Exams

Name of examPervasive Computing: Communication, Technology and Business in a Digital Age (P0)
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Contact: Study Board for Computer Science via cs-sn@cs.aau.dk or 9940 8854

Facts about the module

Danish titlePervasive computing: kommunikation, teknologi og forretning i en digital tidsalder (P0)
Module codeDSNBAITB110
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Computer Science
DepartmentDepartment of Computer Science
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design