Introduction Information Sciences


Course Objective

After this course students will have:
- gained insight into the domain of IS; (Knowledge and understanding)
- gained initial experience in academic skills; (Knowledge and
understanding) (Applying knowledge and understanding) (Communication)
- have learned more about the structure of the bachelor IS. (Knowledge
and understanding) (Making judgements) (Lifelong learning skills)

Course Content

Through (guest) lectures, a variety of Information Science topics will
be discussed. Students will read and discuss related literature (popular
and scientific) in working groups under mentorship of senior staff
members. In these working groups, students will also present selected

Teaching Methods

(Guest) lectures and working groups.

Method of Assessment

- Participation and presentation in the working groups (50%)
- Final essay (50%)

Both grades are individual.


Articles will be made available digitally.

Target Audience

BSc Information Sciences (year 1)

General Information

Course Code X_401088
Credits 3 EC
Period P1
Course Level 100
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Science
Course Coordinator dr. V. de Boer
Examiner dr. V. de Boer
Teaching Staff dr. V. de Boer

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Last-minute registration is available for this course.

Teaching Methods Seminar, Lecture, Meeting
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