Core Module Information
Module title: Information Interaction

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: CSI08103
Module leader: David Brazier
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Applied Informatics

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

This module has a focus on online Information Interactions between user, system, and content. From content perspective, students will explore the design and development of web space content design, the placement and use of information to convey messages and how Online Search Engines utilise and present this information. From a systems perspective the module will explore how developers of online systems can gain an understanding of search engine optimisation, web analytics and an introduction to information retrieval models to identify and evaluate best practices to this presentation of information and explore user’s information seeking behaviours to enhance user engagement, interaction, and experience.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate an understanding of a range of core theories, concepts and principles of Information Interaction.

LO2: Apply relevant knowledge and skills in the evaluation of an online information system.

LO3: Demonstrate an awareness of the problems and issues across content, system and user information interactions.

LO4: Understand the principles of data and information literacy.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: David Brazier
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Seminar 12
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 152
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 60 LO1,LO2 10 , WORDS= 2000
Report 40 LO3, LO4 13 , WORDS= 2000
Component 1 subtotal: 60
Component 2 subtotal: 40
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
CSI08103 Information Interaction