Academic guide

ACADEMIC GUIDE

2022-2023  -Full text. (Download PDF)

2021-2022

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List of subjects and description of their objectives:

SEMESTER 1 (31.5 ECTS credits).

COD-306080-RESEARCH IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS AND OPEN SCIENCE (6 CREDITS ECTS)

Objectives of the subject:

The subject has a triple role in the Master’s study programme:

Apply methods and techniques to measure digital information systems and analyse virtual interactions.
Familiarise the students of the Master in Digital Information Systems with the ethical and legal implications of the collection, analysis and use of data in digital environments, as well as with the dissemination of research results.
To identify and select national and international projects and infrastructures for Open Science, in order to be able to deal with the management of research data in this context.

COD-306081 – DIGITAL INFORMATION UNITS AND RESOURCES (6 CREDITS ECTS)

Objectives:

To use correctly the concepts and terms used in the context of planning and evaluation of information units.
Develop and apply the theoretical and methodological principles that support the planning, design and evaluation of digital information units.
Apply correctly the techniques for collecting, processing and interpreting data obtained about the internal functioning of digital information units and their environment
Select and apply the appropriate techniques, according to the users’ needs, in the selection, organization, access and evaluation of digital information
Use the information technologies used in digital information units and services.

COD. 306082 – DIGITAL INCLUSION AND SUSTAINABILITY (3 CREDITS ECTS)

Objectives:

Demonstrate theoretical knowledge, practical skills and methodological foundations for attention to diversity, sustainability and inclusion through digital media.
Acquire and apply theoretical and practical knowledge about the conceptual and institutional framework of digital inclusion.
To use appropriately methodologies and techniques related to digital accessibility processes and attention to diversity.

COD. 306083 – DIGITAL PRODUCTION AND EDITING (4.5 CREDITS ECTS)

Objectives

To provide knowledge of the contents and means of digital production and editing, as well as of the consumption habits of digital reading,
Identify sources for their study and characteristics of reading applications.
To study the characteristics of the market and digital reading.
Characterize the transformations in the publishing sector from the perspective of digital publishing.
Identify and select the most relevant platforms for access to digital content.

COD. 306084-DESCRIPTION, REPRESENTATION AND ORGANIZATION OF DIGITAL CONTENT (6 CREDITS ECTS)

Objectives

Demonstrate mastery in using the concepts and handling terminology on the subject.
Describe digital resources.
Standardize and systematize the concepts of a field of knowledge.
Represent and organize digital contents.

COD. 306085 – INDEXING SYSTEMS AND DIGITAL INFORMATION RETRIEVAL (6 CREDITS ECTS)

Objectives:

Identify and systematize the main theoretical models of information retrieval.
Apply methods and tools used for the development of information retrieval systems.
To adequately place the discipline of information retrieval within the scientific and professional profiles.
Manage the sources of information necessary to know the state of the art of information retrieval.

SEMESTER 2: (28.5 ECTS credits) in progress

COD. 306086 DIGITAL PRESERVATION (6 CREDITS ECTS)

Objectives:

Identify and apply key concepts, demonstrating mastery of specific terminology.
Control and apply provisions, norms and regulations that define and regulate digital preservation.
Identify and differentiate the physical and logical characteristics of digital objects from analogue ones.
Coordinate those resources involved in the management of a digital preservation unit.
Analyse digital preservation criteria and requirements.
Identify, analyse and manage the main risks linked to the nature of digital objects and their context.
Formulate and implement main policies and strategies by estimating the knowledge of national and international experiences and initiatives used for digital preservation.
Design comprehensive digital preservation processes or specific digitisation/migration/conversion processes for an organisation.
Use specific tools to facilitate digital continuity and preservation.
Reflect on and discuss trends and situational reports in digital preservation.

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COD. 306087 – CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (3 CREDITS ECTS)

Objectives:

Differentiate and compare facets, procedures, scope and objectives pursued by digital content management systems from the point of view of information producers, managers and recipients.
Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals and apply information architecture techniques applied to content management systems.
Value content management tools in the development of information systems and services, whether for an organisation, a company or a project.
Identify the main implementation phases of a content management tool in enterprise and web environments.
Identify, select and demonstrate skills in the use of tools for digital content management.
Systematize the skills, aptitudes and knowledge that the subject contributes to the professional profile.
Demonstrate a greater ability to assimilate and adapt to the evolution of the state of the art in the field of content management.

COD. 306088-DATA SCIENCE: SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS (3 CREDITS ECTS)

Objectives of the subject:

Collect information automatically and the appropriate representation of it.
Use techniques for working with data graphs.
Use indices and appropriate tools for Social Network Analysis.

 

COD. 306089-USE AND REUSE OF DIGITAL INFORMATION ( 4.5 CREDITS ECTS )

Objectives of the subject:

To know and know how to apply the specific terminology.
To know how to apply the frequently used standards and recommendations related to the subject.
To be able to evaluate information presentation interfaces.
Know how to implement and evaluate a digital information dissemination system.
Show knowledge of trends in the consumption of digital information.
CODE 306090-PRACTICUM

The Practicum is conceived as a period of 125 hours (5 /6 per day) in which students carry out in specific work contexts tasks related to the knowledge acquired in the Master, in order to enable them to work in digital information systems. This website includes the collaborating institutions and a teaching sheet informing about the procedure. The Studium platform provides information on its management.

Centros colaboradores Prácticum

CODE 306091-FINAL MASTER’S DISSERTATIONREGULATIONS FOR MASTER’S DEGREE FINAL PROJECTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SALAMANCA
Approved by the Governing Council in its session of 26 Mai 2022.

Royal Decree 822/2021, of 28 September, which establishes the organisation of university education and quality assurance procedures, establishes the structure to which study plans leading to the award of bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees must be adapted and indicates, in article 17. Section 4 states that official master’s degree courses will conclude with the preparation and defence of a Master’s dissertation (TFM) of between 6 and 30 credits, which must be carried out in the final phase of the study plan and be oriented towards the evaluation of competences associated with the degree.

In the SID Master’s Degree, the TFM consists of 6 credits. Reglamento.(Descargar)

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