This course will examine the contemporary transformation in human interaction via computer technologies. Topics investigated through reading and research include: new concepts of space and time; electronic subjectivity and anonymity; new representations of gender, race and class; emergence of new forms of expression; glocalization and the trend in networked individualism and the impact of hypertext and multimedia technologies on human thinking and learning.
Prerequisite: SOCI 101 or permission from the instructor.
3 credits (3 lecture hours), fall semester
This course satisfies the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement and the SUNY General Education Requirement for Social Science.