INFO 5305

INFO 5305

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

The course looks at several way of studying connective media, from different perspectives such as computer-mediated communication, theories from sociology and ethnographic methods. Through studying these theories, students learn how to approach their own research projects and how to study particular characteristics of online social media. Research projects will be done in pairs or groups of three and address targeted aspects of behavior around connective media, design the study on the theories and methods taught. From the course, students should be able to independently conduct an empirical study of social media characteristics in relation to both mobile, desktop and mixed media. The course will consist of essays, smaller assignments and a large research project. Lectures will be based on a set of relevant academic readings with discussion.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: students enrolled at Cornell Tech.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17285INFO 5305  LEC 030

  • Taught in NYC. Enrollment limited to Cornell Tech students. *Weill students must obtain instructor approval to enroll. Please send completed registration forms and instructor approval to studentservices@tech.cornell.edu. Add/drop dates: January 16th at 8 a.m. to February 7th at 4 p.m. Students will only be registered if space allows.