The theme of the module is the practical reality of information studies. The main component of the module is a minimum 13 weeks (full time) practice oriented work placement, where students collaborate on solving an issue on the basis of Information Studies in a relevant company, organisation or institution. The idea is for students to develop a knowledge and understanding of the concrete work reality that this programme is directed towards. The work practice will be elucidated in a written report on the basis of the theory and methods of the entire study programme.
The module also comprises:
Academic supervision will be offered and the module will be organised as a practice oriented work placement.
The student must through the module gain knowledge and understanding of:
The student must through the module acquire skills in:
The student must through the module aquire competences in:
identifying and critically reflect own learning needs and structuring own learning in relation to the subject area of user analysis, pilot studies, system development or system design in practice based on a project oriented, problem based learning perspective
Reference is made to §17.
|Name of exam||Information Studies in Practice|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a projectThe examination is a conversation between the student(s) and the examiner based on a project report produced individually or in a group. The project report/written work will be considered the shared responsibility of the group. Students will be examined and assessed on the basis of the entire project report, and one combined grade will be awarded each student for the project report and the oral performance.
Literature foundation: Minimum 500 standard pages supervisor approved, self-selected literature related to the project.
The project report: total number of pages must be no less than 15 pages and no more than 20 pages per student in a project group, and 30 pages if written individually.
Duration of examination: 20 minutes per student and 10 minutes per group for assessment and announcement of result, although no longer than a total of two hours. 30 minutes in total for individual examinations.
At oral group examinations, the examination must be conducted in such a way that individual assessment of each individual student’s performance is ensured.
Any re-examinations will be held on the basis of a revised project report.
The project report and the conversation must demonstrate that the student fulfils the objectives for the module stated above.
All written and all electronic aids
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Informationsvidenskab i praksis|
KA 3. semester
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Copenhagen|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Communication and Digital Media|
|Department||Department of Communication and Psychology|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|