Dec 04, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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SOCY 416 - Cyberspace Culture (3)


The "information super highway," "communications revolution" and "cyberspace" are used to describe the contemporary revolution in human communications. This course will explore the cultural and societal implications of computer-mediated communications (CMC) by addressing such topics and questions as: representations of self and self-identity in cyberspace, interactions in cyberspace, information technology and institutional change, community formation in cyberspace, democracy and collective action in cyberspace, and order and deviance in cyberspace. Throughout the course, contemporary technological advances will be compared and contrasted with the cultural and societal effects of previous technologies, such as the printing press, wireless telephone, television.

Grading: Graded/Pass Fail/Audit
Course ID: 50045
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture
Same as Offered: ANTH 416  
Prerequisite/Corequisite:  You must complete ANTH 211  or ANTH 212  or SOCY 101  or SOCY 101H  and, in addition, 9 credits in Sociology and Anthropology. Each course must have a minimum grade of C.



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