TDDC34 Technical, economical and societial evaluation of IT-products
In this page, you will find answers to students' Frequently Asked Questions
Where do I find the new information if any?
We will gradually update the course homepage with new information.
What are we supposed to do as a group?
Each group is expected to work as a team and produce a project. In the project you have to apply the selected course literature but also search, analyze and apply additional scientific literature.
What are the seminars' topics?
Each seminar will discuss a specific topic. You will find all information at the course webpage.
What are we supposed to do to prepare for the seminar?
For each seminar, there is a list of articles that you need to read, and summarize (1000 - 2000 words max).
During the seminar you will discuss the literature in small groups. Beside the seminar, you are expected to deliver a number of questions that are related to the topic, and that you consider are of high importance for the projects. (See more information about the seminars at the course home page)
Where can I find the list of articles for each seminar?
The lists of articles are published at the course webpage, and you can access all of it from the university library page. Please observe that you have to search and upload the articles. We do not deliver the articles. Contact the library if you have questions about how to search articles .
How do I search for an article?
You can go the university library and search for them. However, you need your LiU-ID to access to them.
If you are not confident with how to search literature using the electronic library, please contact the university library
When do we need to submit the summary for each seminar?
For exact dates, please look at the seminar page.
How do we write the summary?
Summarize the content of the articles indicating article, author, aim, main message, for each of the articles you read. Reflect on how you can use the literature in your specific project.
How many seminars do we have?
We have 6 seminars in total. There is also one seminar for project presentation and one seminar for presentation and opposition of the projects.
What are we going to do in the opposition seminar?
You have to send your project to all other groups. You have to, in specific, read the project you are the opponent to. You need, however, to active participate and can be asked for comments even for other reports.
Which seminar and at what time do I need to attend?
See the course schedule.
Do I need to attend all lectures and seminars?
You don't need to attend all lectures, it's up to you.
However; the seminars are a critical part of the course's examination.
We do not have any possibility to offer you individual solutions or individual seminars.
What happens if I (we as a group) miss a seminar?
We do not have any possibility to offer individual or alternative solutions.
If you cannot assist to the seminars, you will need to write an individual examination during the re-taken period.
Questions included in this individual examination will be related to the seminar/seminars you missed.
What happens if I (we as a group) miss a deadline?
Unfortunately, we cannot extend the deadlines. The courses have a schedule that has to be followed according to the policies of LiU. We cannot accept submissions after the deadlines.
Where do we sign for the projects?
You can sign for the project through webreg. (Contact the course assistant if you have problems.)
Where can we find contact information for the examiner and the assistants?
All of this information can be found in the personnel page within the course homepage.
How do we book a supervision meeting with the course examiner?
Please see the course schedule
You cannot choose any other day than those already reserved for supervision.
To the first supervision meeting: What do I need to submit and to whom?
See the course home page
You submit all your draft to the course examiner
Page responsible: Vivian Vimarlund
Last updated: 2012-08-17