Informatic Sociology
TeachersTAKAI, Kumiko
Grade, SemesterYear 3 2nd semest [Department of Information and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering]
CategorySpecial Subjects
Elective, CreditsElective 2credit
 Syllabus Number3H305

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 DP1and DP4C.

Course Objectives

This course is one of the required subjects for high school teacher's license of “information”.
At this moment, high school students have to learn a wide range of tasks in the area of "Information Technology and society" . The aim of this course is to be able to arrange problems from a teacher's viewpoint, and acquire the skills of conducting an effective lesson.

Grading Policy

Your overall grade in the class will be decided based on the following:
-Final exam:30%

Textbook and Reference

TextbookTeaching materials are placed on LMS.
ReferencesIT 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 teaching materials,research and write a report.
During class, presentations and discussion. In the review, quize and write a report.


This is a required course of JABEE program and corresponds to item 1-2,1-3 in the middle classification of learning goals.
Students are required to online quizzes, submit reports through LMS.


1introduction, problems in information society
2informational technology in society
3information society and change in industrial structure
4informatization and role of technology
5information ethics and information security
6case study of information ethics and information security
7informational technology and industries
8responsibility of information technology engineer
9information politics and law
10protection of intellectual property
11case study of intellectual property
12collection of problems in information society
13disucussion and review, informatization
14disucussion and review, information society
15Final Exam and its review