Informatic Sociology
TeachersTAKAI, Kumiko
Grade, SemesterYear 3 II/IV [Department of Information Science Correspondence Course, Faculty of Science and Engineering]
CategorySpecial Subjects
Elective, CreditsElective 2credit
 Syllabus Number4G202

Course Description

In this course, we learn to understand the influence exerted by informatization based on the characteristics of information technology (ICT and IT) . Problem dealing with information and society are taken up from the following viewpoints; what is the information society and how to live in the information society.
This course is related to diploma policy DP5.

Course Objectives

The aim of this course is to acquire basic knowledge to actively participate in the information society.
Consider the impact of computerization on socialization based on technical features.
Students can explain the relationship between information, society, and problems.

Grading Policy

Your overall grade in the class will be decided based on the following:
-Final exam:50%
Students have to submit two reports and get 60% points for each report before taking an examination.

Textbook and Reference

TextbookIT Text information and network society ISBN 978-4274211218S.KomayaInformation Processing Society of Japan


The learners will conduct the following activities.In the preparation, read the textbook. During class, research, do assignments of subtext and write two reports. It will take about 2 hours on each class.


Students are required to submit reports through LMS. Feedbacks will be given via LMS.


1information society
2problems in information society
3society and evolution of technology
4information ethics 1 -intellectual property
5information ethics 2 -information security
6information and communication
7social communication
8human computer interaction
9structure and mechanism of the Internet
10internet as a Social Infrastructure
11media literacy
12information system to support society
13corporate activities utilizing information systems
14information technology and society