Core Module Information
Module title: Being Digital

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: IMD07102
Module leader: David Brazier
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Applied Informatics


Description of module content:

The module will make links between web based digital production and critical theory. Attention will be paid to ethical, legal and social debates surrounding the web and its use. The module will also discuss the adoption of digital technology, its impact on society and future and emerging issues. The content will be shaped by current technological developments and research within the school.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate a technological understanding of current digital and interactive media practice

LO2: Demonstrate an understanding of the cultural role of current digital and interactive media practice

LO3: Design and produce digital media artefacts to a given brief

LO4: Demonstrate an awareness of the ethical, legal and social implications of the Web

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
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 Practical classes and workshops 24
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
Project - Practical 50 1,2,3 12 HOURS= 50.00, WORDS= 0
Oral Presentation 50 1,2,3,4 7 HOURS= 00.05
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
IMD07102 Being Digital