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as of 7/2/2022

WEB SOCIETY AND GLOBALIZATION
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Italy - University of Bologna - 'Univ. of Bologna'
UC Course SubjectCommunication
Number & Suffix: 185 B
Full UC Title: WEB SOCIETY AND GLOBALIZATION 
Transcript Title: WEB SOC & GLBLZTION 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This is a graduate level course that is part of the Laurea Magistrale program. The course is intended for advanced level students only. Enrollment is by consent of the instructor. The course has 2 parts A & B. Students must take both parts. No partial credit possible. Maximum number of units for both parts is 8 with a term paper on a pre-approved topic. The course focuses on different notions of globalization, and how information technologies affect everyday life, markets, and the process of consumption. Emphasis is placed on a sociological reading of globalization, i.e. understanding the internet culture and the relationship between globalization and web society. Students analyze the impact on individual behaviors and society at large within social networks and online communities through the mainstreaming of private information posted to the public sphere. The course addresses the emergence of a new rhetoric concerning democratization and participation in the web society, the changing relationship between producers, consumers, and prosumers in the web society and the consequences and effects of the Digital Divide nationally and worldwide. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: WEB SOCIETY AND GLOBALIZATION (LM) 
Partner University Department: Language, Society, and Communication 
Partner University Course Number: 81779