DH1609 Communication and information 7.5 credits

Kommunikation och information

The course covers theoretical and practical aspects of communication, media technology and communicative systems, as well as the relation between social and technical factors for use of media technology and communication systems.

  • Education cycle

    First cycle
  • Main field of study

    Technology
  • Grading scale

    A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Course offerings

Spring 20 komminf20 for programme students

  • Periods

    Spring 20 P3 (3.0 credits), P4 (4.5 credits)

  • Application code

    60606

  • Start date

    15/01/2020

  • End date

    01/06/2020

  • Language of instruction

    English

  • Campus

    KTH Campus

  • Tutoring time

    Daytime

  • Form of study

    Normal

  • Number of places

    No limitation

  • Target group

    Searchable for all programmes

  • Part of programme

Autumn 18 komminf18 for programme students

Intended learning outcomes

After completed course the student shall

* be well prepared to understand and competently master communicative situations and different media technologies in future education and professional life

* be able to describe questions within the field communication, media technology and theory in a reflective and methodical way

* be better to communicate.

In order that the student shall have

* basic understanding of the interdisciplinary field communication, media technology and theory

* basic understanding of institutional, social and technical conditions for media production and media use

* basic understanding of modern theory on mediated communication and other technical, communicative and socio-cultural processes.

Course main content

The course gives an introduction to the interdisciplinary field communication, media technology and theory. The course covers practical and theoretical aspects of communication, media technology and communicative systems, as well as the relation between social and technical factors for the use of media technology and communicative systems. The course contains practical and laborative parts where students use and learn to master different communication and media technologies.

The course also contains parts dealing with identifcation of problem, which is central to their future professional life as civil engineers in media technology.

Eligibility

For single course students: completed upper secondary education including documented proficiency in Swedish corresponding to Swedish B, English corresponding to English A. Furthermore: 7,5 hp in mathematics and 6 hp in computer science or programming techniques.

Recommended prerequisites

Equivalent to the course 2D1571/DM1571 Introduction to media technology.

Literature

Meddelas senast 4 veckor innan kursstart på kursens hemsida.

Examination

  • SEM1 - Seminars, 1.5, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 3.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercise, 3.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

In this course all the regulations of the code of honor at the School of Computer science and Communication apply, see: http://www.kth.se/csc/student/hederskodex/1.17237?l=en_UK.

Offered by

EECS/Human Centered Technology

Contact

Leif Dahlberg, e-post: dahlberg@kth.se

Examiner

Leif Dahlberg <dahlberg@kth.se>

Supplementary information

This course has replaced DH1608

Add-on studies

The possibility for extension courses exists within the Media Technology programme.

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Spring 2019.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2019.