This subject introduces key concepts related to the information society and knowledge economy and explores current trends and issues in this area. This includes discussion of social, cultural, legal and ethical aspects of relevant issues and their impact on information practice. There is a particular emphasis on a number of fundamental topics including misinformation, disinformation, digital divide, digital inclusion, freedom of information, intellectual property, information privacy, information ethics, information policy and the importance of diversity in the information society. The subject also explicates various roles of information professionals in the information society.
School of Information Studies
This subject is not available to students who have completed subject INF429.
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The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of INF303 in Session 2 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.