The Challenges of ICT's : Privacy, Democracy, Truth

Code Cours
2021-FGES-GEOP-EN-2002
Language of instruction
French, English
This course occurs in the following program(s)
Training officer(s)
Paul Scott

Présentation

Prerequisite

N.B: For international exchange students only, this course = 2 ECTS

None

Goal

N.B: For international exchange students only, this course = 2 ECTS

This course is not about computer programming or how to write code but about the applications, uses and misuses of ICTs. The goals of the course are in the title: to explore the positive as well as the negative risks and opportunities of ICTS.

Presentation

N.B: For international exchange students only, this course = 2 ECTS

Week 1

The scope of ICTs - statistics on usage worldwide

https://www.budde.com.au/Research/BuddeComm-Intelligence-Report-Global-Mobile-Devices-Market-Smartphones-Wearables-Tablets/?r=51

https://www.budde.com.au/Research/Global-Digital-Economy-The-Political-and-Economic-Fallout

Week 2

The post-truth age and ICTs

https://ethicaljournalismnetwork.org/tag/fake-news

Week 3

Cyper-dystopia or cyber-utopia

https://rm.coe.int/information-disorder-report-november-2017/1680764666

Week 4

ICTs and politics

The Arab Spring

Week 5

ICTs and development

https://www.itu.int/en/sustainable-world/Pages/default.aspx

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKgwdA3HqKw

Week 6

E-commerce

https://www.shopify.com/enterprise/global-ecommerce-statistics

Week 7

The use and misuse of big Data

Value chains

Global value chains

The use of augmented realities

https://hbr.org/video/5809961699001/whiteboard-session-why-every-organization-needs-an-ar-strategy


Modalités

Forms of instruction

N.B: For international exchange students only, this course = 2 ECTS

Lecture and discussion on selected readings and social media sites.

Interactive/participative and content focused.


Evaluation
Contrôle continu : coeff. 1

Ressources

Bibliography

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