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Courses

INFO 2450 Communication and Technology

Course description

This course introduces students to the Communication and Information Technologies focus area of the communication department and the Human Systems track for information science. It examines several approaches to understanding technology and its role in human behavior and society. Topics include psychological aspects of computer-mediated communication; how design plays a role in the way we interface with technology and collaborate with each other; and the ways in which communication technology is situated inside social and institutional structures and cultural formations. Outcome 1: Students will be able to evaluate (both existing and hypothetical) communication technologies using principles of user-centered design. Outcome 2: Students will be able to anticipate consequences of communication technology (both existing and hypothetical) on individual behavior and personal well-being. Outcome 3: Students will be able to anticipate consequences of communication technology (both existing and hypothetical) on collective behavior and effectiveness.

Classes

INFO 2450 001-LEC On-campus 3-week session

Number:1620
Session:3-week session
Class dates:May 29-June 21, 2019
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:M-F 9 AM - 12 PM Warren Hall 137
Credit:3
Grade:Graded
Instructor:Pandita, S. (sp2333)
Max. enroll:20
To enroll:Enroll online or submit a paper enrollment form. Enroll now.
Related:Cross-listed with COMM 2450 001-LEC

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