INF3280 – Development of IT-competence in Organisations
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Changes in the course due to coronavirus
Autumn 2020 and Spring 2021 the exams of most courses at the MN Faculty will be conducted as digital home exams or oral exams, using the normal grading scale. The semester page for your course will be updated with any changes in the form of examination.
Please note that there may be changes in the form of examination for some courses taught Spring 2021. We aim to bring both the course description and the semester page of all courses up to date with correct information by 1 February 2021.
The course provides a background for managing the development of IT capacity in organisations, for user training and support, and for thesis research in the area.
The course provides skills in teaching and supervision of computer use, and knowledge for planning and evaluating IT training and support. This builds on the following topics, which will be included in the course:
- development of competence in organizations,
- the constituents of user competence,
- skills and understanding of IT and its use,
- metacognitive skills,
- learning of office tools and information systems
- standards for user competence,
- learnability of software,
- material for supporting learning, also IT based
Admission to the course
Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.
Special admission requirements
In addition to fulfilling the Higher Education Entrance Qualification, applicants have to meet the following special admission requirements:
Mathematics R1 or Mathematics (S1+S2)
The special admission requirements may also be covered by equivalent studies from Norwegian upper secondary school or by other equivalent studies. Read more about special admission requirements (in Norwegian).
Recommended previous knowledge
- 10 credits overlap with INF4280 – Development of IT competence in organisations (discontinued).
- 2 credits overlap with INF3240 – Informatics didactics (discontinued).
- 2 credits overlap with INF4240 – Informatics didactics (discontinued).
2 hours of lectures plus 2 hours of lab per week. A number of mandatory assignments must be completed during the course. Rules for mandatory assignments.
It is strongly recommended to attend the first lecture since it will be given important information
Written group report, 40% and a written digital exam, 60% (4 hours). The mandatory assignments must be approved prior to the exam.
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Resit an examination
Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester. Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.