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CMNS 253: Introduction to information technology: The New Media


An introduction to the study of technology and society using new media as its focus. A number of approaches (theories and methods) to the study of new media and information technology will be introduced, along with an examination of the social, cultural, and economic implications of new media in our information-intensive, network-driven and social software-enhanced 21st century. Students will engage in activities designed to enhance their ability and understanding of important skills (“literacies”) in collaborative media. A full syllabus is available on the web and as an e-book for download.