Informatics and work - Ph D courses

2009 - 2010

Ph d course on Perspectives on APplied Health technology

This course was hosted by the School of Health Science (HAL) at Blekinge Institute of Technology and run by Sara Eriksén, within the framework of evolving interdisciplinary collaboration around the new research education area at Blekinge Institute of Technology, Applied Health Technology. For more information, see Perspektiv på Tillämpad Hälsoteknik (in Swedish).


2006 - 2007

PH D Course on IT Design theory and research

This course was formally hosted by Blekinge Institute of Technology, but is a cooperative acheivement by informatics researchers at a number of different universities in Sweden who are cooperating within the D-Ringen project. The course was offered as a distance course in Informatics based on a series of combined lectures and seminars being broadcast via a video conferencing system (Marratech) to the participating universities during November 2006 - March 2007. 

The aim of the course is to explore a number of different theoretical approaches and corresponding research practices relating to IT design and to support students in articulating and positioning their own research work within this field. The course can be taken as a master's level course or as a Ph D course. Design Theory course 

The course seminars will be recorded and made available for course participants on-line on the course website within short.

Ph D Course on fundamental IS issues

This course is formally hosted by Mälardalens högskola, but is a coopertive acheivement by informatics researchers at a number of different universities in Sweden, including Blekinge Institute of Technology, who are cooperating within the D-Ringen project. The course is offered as a distance course in Informatics based on a series of combined lectures and seminars being broadcast by video to the participating universities during the spring of 2006. The course can be taken as a master's level course or as a Ph D course.  Fundamental_IS (preliminary course plan)

The first lecture and seminar will take place on Friday Febuary 3rd between 10 am and 1 pm, when professor Péter Révay from Mälardalens Högskola will talk about System Theory and the Scandinavian School. At Blekinge Insitute of Technology, the video conference room at the Karlskrona Campus in Gräsvik has been scheduled for this first lecture.

A more detailed course plan and schedule will be published on-line within short.


2005

Ph D Course on the issue of transparency in it design

This interdisciplinary Ph D course has included a series of guest lectures jointly funded by the eParticipation project and the Faculty Board. The guest lectures have simultaneously been offered as a research seminar series on the same theme as the Ph D course. The following five guest lecturers have each attempted to explore, from their own research perspective, what it might mean to address transparency as an issue for IT design:

2005-05-26:

Mats Edenius, associate professor, Center for Information and Com­mu­ni­cation (CIC), Stockholm School of Economics. No_1 

2005-09-08: Jay Bolter, guest professor at Blekinge Institute of Technology during 2005. Professor of New Media and head of Center for New Media Research and Education, Georgia Tech University, USA. No_2
2005-10-25: Bridgette Wessels, research fellow and senior lecturer in Sociology at the University of Sheffield, UK, and invovled in developing ICOSS, Informa- tics Collaboratory for the Social Sciences. No_3
2005-11-16: Agneta Ranerup, associate professor of informatics at the IT University in Gothenburg, and Kerstin Grundén, associate professor of informatics at the university in Trollhättan/ Uddevalla. No_4 

2005-12-05:

Yvonne Dittrich, associate professor at the IT-University in Copenhagen, Denmark. No_5

For more information about the Transparency seminars, see Transparency 


2002

Ph d course on accountability and it design

This Ph D course was run as part of the interdisciplinary research cooperation within the TANGO e-government arena. The seminars were open for both Ph D students and senior researchers. The course was jointly run by Yvonne Dittrich and Sara Eriksén during the spring of 2002, and resulted in a number of conference papers and journal articles by various participants exploring accountability as an issue for IT design.

For more information about the Accountability seminars, see Accountability

 

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