- Schedule of Classes - August 22, 2019 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - August 22, 2019 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.
This course explores the human foundations of communication technology and the information sciences, and the ways in which theories and methods from the cognitive, behavioral and social sciences play a role in understanding people's use of, access to and interactions with information and communication technologies. Multiple levels of analysis—individual, small group, and larger collectives—will be included, along with multiple disciplinary perspectives. Course topics will include: human perception and cognition; cognitive perspectives on attention and memory; psychological theories of language use and self-presentation in computer-mediated communication; social psychological perspectives on coordination and group work, social science theories of social ties and relationships; user motivation, persuasion, and more. The course will also provide a high-level view of methodologies used in the behavioral and social sciences.
When Offered Fall.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: Cornell Tech students.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
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