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- 2019 - 2021
- Master of Information Systems: Digital Business Systems (3110)
- Introduction to IS Research (MS110)
Introduction to IS Research (MS110)
The course provides an introduction to the IS research field. Students will gain advanced knowledge of the key concepts and theories of IS research. They will acquire specialised problem-solving skills, being able to analyse and synthesize a research case. They shall take responsibility to a literature review of a specific IS topic.
Central topics include Information Systems as a research field, IS development, IS innovation, IS as sociotechnical and complex systems, Introduction to research methods in IS, Basic concepts and theories in IS, Literature reviews and writing style.
- is able to describe the main research streams of IS research
- is able to describe key theories and frameworks on main IS topics, such as: IS and organizational change, IS adoption, IS development, and strategic use of IS
- is able to discuss key issues and challenges of IS as a professional field
- is able to analyse a business case with a framework
- is able to find and assess relevant literature in research databases
- is able to compare and synthesise different research contributions
- is able to write a literature review of a specific IS topic
Emnet inngår i
Master of Information Systems in Digital Business Systems
Master of Information Systems in Management and Innovation
The course is structured in block mode for four weeks. The first two weeks will be a combination of lectures and presentations in. The two last weeks are for self-study and essay writing.
Lectures and student guidance: 36 hours
Self-study: 76 hours
Preparation for presentation/discussion in class: 10 hours
Exercise: 28 hours
Assessment 50 hours
Total: 200 hours
Exam type: Individual written home examination
Duration: 2 weeks
Grading scale: Norwegian grading system using the graded scale A - F where A is the best grade, E is the lowest pass grade and F is fail
Weighting: 100 % of the overall grade
Support materials: All support materials are allowed
In addition to literature and other teaching material, scheduled teaching and other scheduled learning activities are always part of the syllabus.