TLO-35307 Emerging Technology Adoption and Use, 5 cr
Suitable for postgraduate studies.
Henri Pirkkalainen, Osku Torro
||Attending 50% of the lectures, successfully completing 1) three lecture diary reports (individual assignment) and 2) the course exercise (group assignment)|
Student understands the effects of emerging technology (e.g. information systems) on individuals, organizations and societies. 1) He/she can critically assess and identify characteristics of a particular technology (e.g. Virtual reality) and 2) study its adoption and use in a particular setting (e.g. in manufacturing industry), 3) with a particular lens (e.g. with a management theory to explain the influencing factors to its use). He/she can critically assess how the emerging technology can facilitate change in behavior and processes. Students can apply their knowledge of emerging Information Systems phenomena to overcome a specific open-ended problem.
|Content||Core content||Complementary knowledge||Specialist knowledge|
|1.||The principles of information systems management||Practical knowledge on managing information systems||Specific theories on information systems management|
|2.||Emerging technologies||Insights into emerging information systems, tools and services||Understanding the characteristics of a particular technology and their affordances|
|3.||Technology adoption and use||Practical knowledge on information systems adoption and use||Specific theories on information systems adoption and use|
|4.||Group assignment to analyze the adoption and/or use of a particular emerging technology in a specific setting with a specific lens||Insights to working on open-ended problems. Groups select a topic they of their own choosing||Context-specific understanding of the use cases or processes that are changed because of technology adoption|
Correspondence of content
|TLO-35307 Emerging Technology Adoption and Use, 5 cr||TLO-35306 Global Information Systems Management, 4 cr|