Course Description


MIT 209F (Fall 2004)   Cultures and Communities in Cyberspace

Instructor: A. Quan-Haase

Course Description
This course will introduce students to issues of diversity, community and culture in the online world of cyberspace. The relationship between virtual communities and other communities will be explored, along with issues of virtual ecology, environment, male-female relations, politics, ritual, expressive culture and spaces.

Prerequisites: Registration in the second, third or fourth year of an MIT program, or permission of the Faculty.

2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours, 0.5 course

RESTRICTED TO YRS 2, 3 & 4 MIT, SPECIAL STUDENTS IN MIT AND SCHOLARS ELECTIVES.



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