CS348-15 Social Informatics

Academic year
21/22
Department
Computer Science
Level
Undergraduate Level 3
Module leader
Rob Procter
Credit value
15
Module duration
10 weeks
Assessment
Multiple
Study location
University of Warwick main campus, Coventry
Introductory description

The aim is to combine perspectives and methods of enquiry drawn from disciplines such as Psychology and Sociology with the tools, techniques and technologies of Computer Science to create an approach to of digital systems' design and innovation that is both relevant and practical.

Module aims

The aim is to combine perspectives and methods of enquiry drawn from disciplines such as Psychology and Sociology with the tools, techniques and technologies of Computer Science to create an approach to of digital systems' design and innovation that is both relevant and practical.

Outline syllabus

This is an indicative module outline only to give an indication of the sort of topics that may be covered. Actual sessions held may differ.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the module, students should be able to:

Indicative reading list

Please see Talis Aspire link for most up to date list.

View reading list on Talis Aspire

Research element

Awareness of current research in the field

Interdisciplinary

Using insights from Psychology and Sociology to understand usability issues, human behaviour, requirements gathering and innovation processes

Subject specific skills
Transferable skills

Study time

Type Required
Lectures 20 sessions of 1 hour (13%)
Seminars 10 sessions of 1 hour (7%)
Practical classes 8 sessions of 1 hour (5%)
Private study 112 hours (75%)
Total 150 hours
Private study description

Background reading
Organising and planning group work in the lab
Revision

Costs

No further costs have been identified for this module.

You do not need to pass all assessment components to pass the module.

Students can register for this module without taking any assessment.

Assessment group D2
Weighting Study time
Group-based exercise 30%

By default, each group member will receive the same mark, but the group may request a separate mark for each member if it can provide a weighting for each member's contribution that has been agreed by all members of the group. This assignment is group work and is not, therefore, eligible for self-certification.

In-person Examination 70%

CS348 exam

~Platforms - AEP


  • Answerbook Pink (12 page)
Assessment group R1
Weighting Study time
In-person Examination - Resit 100%

CS348 resit Exam


  • Answerbook Pink (12 page)
Feedback on assessment

Written feedback on the assignment.

Past exam papers for CS348

Anti-requisite modules

If you take this module, you cannot also take:

Courses

This module is Optional for:

  • UCSA-G4G1 Undergraduate Discrete Mathematics
    • Year 3 of G4G1 Discrete Mathematics
    • Year 3 of G4G1 Discrete Mathematics
  • Year 3 of UCSA-G4G3 Undergraduate Discrete Mathematics
  • Year 4 of UCSA-G4G2 Undergraduate Discrete Mathematics with Intercalated Year

This module is Option list A for:

  • Year 4 of UCSA-G504 MEng Computer Science (with intercalated year)
  • UCSA-G500 Undergraduate Computer Science
    • Year 3 of G500 Computer Science
    • Year 3 of G500 Computer Science
  • UCSA-G502 Undergraduate Computer Science (with Intercalated Year)
    • Year 4 of G502 Computer Science with Intercalated Year
    • Year 4 of G502 Computer Science with Intercalated Year
  • UCSA-G503 Undergraduate Computer Science MEng
    • Year 3 of G500 Computer Science
    • Year 3 of G503 Computer Science MEng
    • Year 3 of G503 Computer Science MEng

This module is Option list B for:

  • Year 3 of USTA-G304 Undergraduate Data Science (MSci)
  • Year 4 of USTA-G303 Undergraduate Data Science (with Intercalated Year)