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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.
Computers are powerful tools for working, playing, thinking, and living. Laptops, PDAs, webcams, cell phones, and iPods are not just devices, they also provide narratives, metaphors, and ways of seeing the world. This course critically examines how computing technology and society shape each other and how this plays out in our everyday lives. Identifies how computers, networks, and information technologies reproduce, reinforce, and rework existing cultural trends, norms, and values. Looks at the values embodied in the cultures of computing and considers alternative ways to imagine, build, and work with information technologies.
When Offered Spring.
Permission Note Not open to: freshmen.
Distribution Category (CA-AG)
Comments No technical knowledge of computer use presumed or required.
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- TR Goldwin Smith Hall 132-HEC Aud
- Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
Course not open to Freshmen.
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