Technologies and Communication

lcomu1312  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Technologies and Communication
4.00 credits
22.5 h + 10.0 h

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
This course brings together two fields :
  • engineering : networks, coding and digitalization process, data compression, confidentialité, certificate and security, new interfaces.
  • communication sciences : models of analysis of the technical innovation and social appropriation of media.
Teaching methods
  • Ex cathedra sessions and illustrations ;
  • Collective debates about the student's own use of technology.
  • Some or all of the lectures may be given remotely via Teams.
Evaluation methods
The evaluation consists in
  • the writing of a paper (in group). Students present a case study about a technical object and its social use. Specific instructions can be found on Moodle;
  • a written exam (multiple choice).
In the frame of a continuing evaluation, teachers may ask students individual papers that could feed discussion and debate on the themes developed during the sessions.
Online resources
Les ressources bilbiographies se trouvent sur Moodle
Teaching materials
  • Les présentations powerpoint sont disponibles sur Moodle.
  • Ressources complémentaires éventuelles également sur Moodle.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Bachelor in Information and Communication

Minor in Culture and Creation

Minor in numerical technologies and society

Minor in Information and Communication