[CITASA] Internet & Society...

nathan jurgenson nathanjurgenson at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 07:44:05 EST 2012


i'll attach a DRAFT syllabus PJ Rey and I are developing; we have not
taught this course yet but have started putting together a more theoretical
approach to Internet and Society.
nathan


On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 4:02 AM, Karine Nahon <karineb at uw.edu> wrote:

>
>   Hi Everyone,
>
>  I attache two relevant syllabuses that I taught in the information
> school at UW about Internet & Society:
>
>  INSC555 – Information and Values -  A PhD course, with Master level as
> well. Discusses topics like: patterns of behavior, participation,
> deliberation, transparency, network publics, control and privacy in context
> of the Internet…
> IMT555 – Policy, Law and Ethics of Information Management – a master level
> course that discusses: ethics, regulation, digital divides, privacy,
> information contorl and free speech in context of the Internet.
>
>  Hope it helps
> Karine
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>   From: "gneff at uw.edu" <gneff at uw.edu>
> Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012 23:40:53 +0000
> To: "CITASA at list.citasa.org" <CITASA at list.citasa.org>
> Subject: Re: [CITASA] Internet & Society...
>
>   A syllabus share is a great idea. You don’t say what level your course
> is at, but here’s a couple of mine and descriptions for the classes.  I’m
> happy to provide more feedback on how these worked for you or anyone else.
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> Good luck!****
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> *COM 302* *The Cultural Impact of New Communication Technologies.*Taught
> as both large and small undergraduate lecture course integrating theories
> from science and technology studies with the social studies of
> communication technology.****
>
> ** **
>
> *COM 339 The Business of Media in the Digital Age. *Taught as both large
> and small undergraduate lecture course on analysis of media products and
> industries using cultural industry approaches. Has section on copyright and
> cultural production in the digital age.****
>
> ** **
>
> *COM 539 Theories of Technology & Society. *Developed gateway
> introduction for the department’s Technology & Society Ph.D. focus area
> based on theories of communication and technology.****
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> Dr. Gina Neff****
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> Department of Communication****
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> University of Washington****
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> Chair, Communication and Information Technologies Section<http://citasa.org/>,
> American Sociological Association
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> *From:* citasa-bounces at list.citasa.org [
> mailto:citasa-bounces at list.citasa.org <citasa-bounces at list.citasa.org>] *On
> Behalf Of *James A Evans
> *Sent:* Sunday, February 26, 2012 5:38 AM
> *To:* citasa at list.citasa.org
> *Subject:* [CITASA] Internet & Society...****
>
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>
> Hi CITASA,****
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>
> I'm teaching a new course next quarter entitled Internet & Society and
> searching for good readings that map the landscape (I have several, but am
> looking for more/better). If you have a syllabus you would be willing to
> share, or know of a fantastic (especially underappreciated) article or book
> relevant to any of the following topics, I would be grateful.****
>
> ** **
>
> history, growth and structure of the Internet****
>
> "digital divide(s)": by class, race, age, communities, occupations and
> countries****
>
> online identities and intimacy****
>
> creative mashups and intellectual property****
>
> political participation****
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> discourse and polarization ****
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> online cultures and diversity****
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> immersive and virtual reality****
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> Information overload, "reading" and thinking with the Internet****
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> online markets, web services and work****
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> Sincere thanks,****
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> James****
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> James A. Evans****
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> Department of Sociology****
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> University of Chicago****
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> 1126 E. 59th Street****
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> Chicago, IL 60637****
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> (773)834-3612****
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> jevans at uchicago.edu****
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> http://home.uchicago.edu/~jevans****
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