INF3280 – Development of IT-competence in Organisations
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Changes in the course due to coronavirus Spring 2020
Teaching and examinations will take place digitally. This may result in changes to your schedule, mandatory activities, exam form and grading scale. See updated information on the semester page and in Canvas.
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 at UiO register for courses and exams in Studentweb.
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.