DPI722 E-services in Education and Science

Code DPI722
Name E-services in Education and Science
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Computer Science
Faculty Department of Applied Computer Science
Academic staff Uldis Sukovskis, Zigmunds Zitmanis, Renāte Strazdiņa
Credit points 4.0 (6.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation First part of the course introduces students to e-services, by reviewing related organizational issues and technologies available, for instance, identity management, portal technologies, payment systems etc..
Second part on the course looks at the education and science industry to analyze organizational, technical and economical aspects of e-service implementation..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The course objective is to acquaint students with technologies used to provide e-services. Tasks – to identify necessary e-services, by analyzing organization’s main businesses and products and to review technical and organizational issues related to e-service implementation.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Can define e-services to develop organization’s products or increase efficiency. - Written exam that consists of theoretical and business case questions.
Knows how to set up a project team for e-service implementation and how to write an e-service description and solve issues related to the e-service maintenance - Individual home assignments.
Is able to define necessary infrastructure for e-service delivery, taking into account opportunities provided by outsourcing companies and social networks. - Group project.
Is able to analyze e-services used within the education and science industries and to transfer methods used in other industries. - Written exam that consists of theoretical and business case questions.
Course prerequisites None

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