Course Description

LIS 9862A (Fall 2013)   Special Topic: Technological Society: Inequality, Power, and Social Networks

Instructor: A. Quan-Haase

Course Description

Technology has become such an intrinsic part of our everyday lives in the West that we need to carefully consider its social, economic, and political implications. The aim of this class is to examine the intersection of technology and society by systematically analyzing technology design, implementation, and use. The course provides a solid understanding of the role of technology in society (historically and theoretically) and gives students the tools they need to embark on a critical and in-depth inquiry of our technological society. Key topics include privacy, social networks, inequality, digital skills, and digital creativity.

Course Syllabi for LIS 9862A (Fall 2013)
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0.5 courseCross-listed with MLIS 9707 and MS 9235
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