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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA)
SMPA
3477
Information Technology and Politics
Info Technology & Politics
Fall 2015
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
No

Corequisites

20
Hindman
Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
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No
Fee Type


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The effect of new information technologies on the media, public discourse, and political life; ways in which politics has shaped the development of technology.
• Understand the history of previous communication revolutions in the United States. • Discuss the evidence for political impacts of the Internet on U.S. politics • Evaluate concerns about online discourse in light of Internet usage patterns and theories of deliberative democracy • Offer an informed assessment of the Internet’s effect on collective action.
Course has been taught multiple times as special topics, creating permanent course
Course Attribute


Key: 9968