Information and Society-E2

科目ナンバリング U-LAS30 10019 LE13 開講年度・開講期 2021 ・ 前期
単位数 2 単位 授業形態 講義
配当学年 全回生 対象学生 全学向
使用言語 英語 曜時限 月5
教員 LIN,Donghui (情報学研究科 特定准教授)
授業の概要・目的 In the current society we use variety of information technologies, which have enormous influence on our daily lives, economical activities, industry, public policies, education and so on. In order to get higher perspective and wider view to understand information-based society, we need knowledge of the history of informatics science and technology and their impact on our society.
In this lecture students will get fundamental knowledge of information technology and the interrelation between information, technology and society.
This lecture course covers topics related to social impacts of ICT and treatment/management of information in our society including information economics, intellectual property, media literacy, social media and so on.
到達目標 Students will be able to explain social impacts of ICT and treatment/management of information in our society as well as basic issues related to information economy and information society. They will also be able to formulate their own opinions about information technologies, information ethics and their interplay with society.
授業計画と内容 1. Introduction: information, information society, Internet, relation of information, society and technology (about 2 weeks)

2. Information policy and ethics: ICT infrastructure and the society, ICT policy in Japan, Society 5.0, Industry 4.0, ethical issues related to the information society (about 2 weeks)

3. Information and education: information education, computer literacy, media literacy, information literacy, e-learning, MOOC, blended learning, digital divide, e-books (about 2 weeks)

4. Information and law: freedom of expression, right to know, right to be forgotten, information privacy as well as intellectual and industrial property rights such as patents and copyrights (about 2 weeks)

5. Information and economy: economic transactions, search/recommendation models for products, information asymmetry, network externality, lock-in phenomenon, path dependence, electronic payments, e-commerce, advertising on the Internet, impact of Internet on economy (about 3 weeks)

6. Information archiving: digital content archiving, digital libraries, usage of archived contents, information validity over time (about 1 week)

7. Digital governance: digital democracy, digital community, social media, cloud computing (about 1 week)

8. Social computing: human computation, crowdsourcing, collective intelligence (about 1 weeks)

9. Feedback(1 week)
成績評価の方法・観点 The evaluation will be based on your reports for assignments. There are two types of assignments:
- Assignments of short answer questions (50%): Each assignment will cover 2-3 weeks’ lecture contents.
- Two assignments of essay writings (1,200 English words for each) regarding specified topics (50%).

All the assignments will be available via the PandA system.
履修要件 特になし
授業外学習(予習・復習)等 Students will review materials after classes based on the slides.
教科書 Lecture slides will be available via the PandA system.
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