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Information technology 2 (EN)

2018/2019
Danish title
Informationsteknologi 2 (EN)
Study programme
Business Economics & Information Technology
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor Programme
Semester
4. semester
Duration of the subject/module
1 semester
Ects
5
Programme elements
Compulsory
Language
English
Start time
Spring
Location
Lygten 16, København NV
Subject number
9141452
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Kim Juhl
Jesper Skovsgaard Frederiksen
Leif Schwartz Holbek
  • Content and learning outcomes

    Software application, cost of ownership, systems specifications, trends in information
    technology, security, systems architecture

    Knowledge

    The student has development based knowledge and understanding about and can reflect on
    applied theories and methodologies regarding
    1) creating concepts for software applications
    2) cost of ownership
    3) IT security
    4) distribution of computer processing
    5) system architecture
    6) information technology trends

    Skills

    The student masters skills regarding the application of
    1) theories and methods to analyze security aspects of an IT portfolio, processes, or practice
    2) theories and methods to design a systems architecture integrating knowledge about
    information technology, business processes, and business objectives
    3) theories about information technology trends to create concepts for software applications
    4) methodologies to forecast short term and long term cost consequences of IT acquisitions,
    including environmental aspects
    5) selecting and presenting relevant solution models regarding trends in information
    technology to collaboration partners and users

    Competences

    The student is able to handle complex and development-oriented situations regarding
    1) design of a systems architecture
    2) creating concepts for software applications or IT systems based on technological trends
    3) estimating and communicating the consequences of software, hardware, and IT systems
    acquisitions, including a cost/benefit analysis
    4) analyzing and communicating the security aspects of the IT portfolio, processes or
    practices
    5) identifying own learning needs and developing own knowledge, skills, and competences
    in relation to systems architecture and trends in information technology

  • Type of instruction
    Lectures and exercises, combined with 3 major practical cross-disciplinary case assignments in which the content is extensively practised.
  • Subject/module requirement for participation

    Equipment needed to participate
    We assume students to have a laptop that runs Windows 10 (or later) or Mac OS X 10.12 (or later).
    Older versions of Windows or Mac OS and Linux might work in most cases – but is not supported with help to install open source tools or handle teaching examples.
    We assume students have a HDMI-port or miniDVI/lightning port on their laptop.
    In a select few teaching situations (not in 1st semester) examples are used, that does not work well with less than 4 GB RAM Memory – for this 8 GB RAM is recommended.

    Students will need office software (Microsoft, Apple, Google, or..).
    Students need to be able to produce and read pdf-documents, Word-documents, Powerpoint-presentations and Excel-spreadsheets.
    There exist a Microsoft cloud version that becomes available when you set up a free one-drive account.

    An Internet browser needs to be available (i.e. Chrome or Safari).
    We strongly recommend students to have access to Facebook and a private Facebook-account.

  • Exam

    The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)

    Exam in one or more subjects
    Subject/module is tested with the following modules
    The exam must show that the student
    • can communicate core concepts from Business Strategy, Information Technologies,
    Systems Development, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
    • can analyse and present a problem related to Business Strategy, Information Technologies,
    Systems Development, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship from an interdisciplinary
    perspective.
    • can manage an innovative and/or entrepreneurial process
    • can complete a project in a team with emphasis on project management methods and
    tools.
    Type of exam
    Combined written and oral examination
    Formal requirements
    The project must be interdisciplinary and problem oriented.
    The School lays down the actual requirements for the project, which will combine essential fields of the 4th semester teaching of Business Strategy, Information Technologies, Systems
    Development, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The School can make further demands for group size, project scope and process documentation, including requirements for the
    demonstration of working code and/or the student’s written language skills. The School must
    secure that the project description is given to the students and the examiners.

    The report must not exceed 15 standard pages plus a maximum of 8 standard pages per group member, excluding appendices. Appendices should be kept to a minimum.
    Individual exam or group exam
    Individual or group, 1-4 max participants
    Exam languages
    English
    Duration
    1. Individual presentation based on report: 5 minutes.
    2. Individual examination: 20 minutes.
    3. Discussion of performance and announcement of grade: 5 minutes.
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Examiners
    External censure
    Exam criteria
    The student will receive an individual grade for the overall performance covering report,
    presentation and individual examination. The evaluation of the performance is based on the
    degree to which it complies with the purpose and learning objectives of the subjects, as described in the curriculum.
48
hours of teaching
89
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject Information technology 2 (EN) you will receive 48 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 64 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 35% of your total workload for the subject.

The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: internal lecturers, group work, interdisciplinary project-based teaching, exercises.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: reading the curriculum, exercises, group work.

Read about KEAs Study Activity Model

*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances