DESCRIPTION OF COURSE UNIT


1.

Code

Course unit title

Title of the degree programme

LLL17B000504

Fundamentals of Electronic Governance

Elective subject


2.

Name of lecturer(s)

Departament(s)

Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tadas Limba (tlimba@mruni.eu)

a. o: Konstantin Agafonov

Institute of Digital Technologies


3.

Cycle of course unit

Level of course unit

Type of course unit

I

Not applicable

Optional


4.

Mode of delivery

Year of study and semester when the course unit is delivered

Language of instruction

face-to-face

1 semester

Lithuanian


5.

Study requirements

Prerequisites:

Co-requisites:

Work placement(s):

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable


7.

Number of ECTS credits allocated

Student's workload

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours

6

162

50

112


8.

Purpose of the course unit

Purpose of the course – to analyze the main e-government principles in public administration, to provide e-government concepts and definitions, main e-government models and electronic public services models and basic principles of their implementation, to provide e-democracy and e-voting principles and analyze e-voting development worldwide.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Teaching and learning methods

Assessment methods

Be able to explain the assumptions of founding e-government, new public administration, governance reform in e-government models development context. Will be able to identify existing organizational models for e-government, e-government models by the types of consumers (G2C, G2B, G2G, G2NGO). Will be able to analyze e-government services basic models. Be able to analyze e-government and it’s delivery models in the world countries. Be able to explain the basic electronic election models.

Lectures and seminars organized on the basis of problem and interactive learning, group discussions, frontal surveys, individual interviews, presentational techniques.

Learning outcomes are evaluated using the university official assessment procedure, using 10-point system. Final evaluation score of the study subject consist 40 percent of seminars and 60 percent of the exam.


9.

Course contens

Topics

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours and tasks

Tasks

e-government definitions and preconditions for the emergence

2

4

6

6

Discussion of the results in the working groups, oposition of the different groups

Electronic government development

2

4

6

8

Discussion of the results in the working groups, oposition of the different groups

Electronic government models

2

4

6

10

Discussion of the results in the working groups, oposition of the different groups

Electronic government strategies

2

4

6

14

Discussion of the results in the working groups, oposition of the different groups

Electronic government services

2

4

6

12

Discussion of the results in the working groups, oposition of the different groups

Peculiarities of electronic government development

2

4

6

14

Discussion of the results in the working groups, oposition of the different groups

Preconditions for the emergence of electronic democracy and its evolution

2

4

6

12

Discussion of the results in the working groups, oposition of the different groups

Electronic elections and facilities of their implementation

2

4

6

16

Discussion of the results in the working groups, oposition of the different groups

Exam

2

2

20

Discussion of the results in the working groups, oposition of the different groups

Overall

16

32

2

50

 

112

 


10.

Assessment strategy

Weighting percentage

Period or date of assessment

Assessment criteria

Colloquium

20

Beginning of the second month of the semester

Learning outcomes are evaluated using the university official assessment procedure, using 10-point system.

Preparation and delivery of presentations

20

During the semester

Learning outcomes are evaluated using the university official assessment procedure, using 10-point system.

Examination

60

Session period

Test consists of 20 various complexity closed type questions, each correct answer is evaluated by 0.5 point. 10: Excellent knowledge and skills: 19-20 correct answers. 9: Very good knowledge and skills: 17-18 correct answers. 8: Good knowledge and skills: 15-16 correct answers. 7: Average knowledge and skills: 13-14 correct answers. 6: Fair knowledge and skills: 11-12 correct answers. 5: Weak knowledge and skills: 9-10 correct answers. 4: Unsatisfactory knowledge and skills, course attendance gained little understanding of taught discipline essence: 7-8 correct answers. 3: Poor knowledge and skills, student do not perceive essence of taught discipline: 5-6 correct answers. 2: Very poor knowledge and skills, student do not perceive essence of taught discipline: 3-4 correct answers. 1: Completely poor knowledge and skills, student completely do not perceive essence of taught discipline: 1-2 correct answers.