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COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - International Christian University - 'International Christian Univ.', 'International Christian Univ. with Internship'
UC Course SubjectCommunication
Number & Suffix: 128
Full UC Title: COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY 
Transcript Title: COMMUNICATION TECH 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course defines the relationship between communication technologies and society. It examines the social history of older communication technologies and cultural aspects of new communication technologies such as the internet and mobile communications. The course investigates the introduction and adoption of communication technologies and how their use is shaped by societal factors, as well as the influence of these technologies on the everyday lives of individuals, organizations, and society. Other topics include technological determinism, social implications of older technology, digitalization and the internet, social media, and digital divides. Text: Nancy K. Baym, PERSONAL CONNECTIONS IN THE DIGITAL AGE. Assessment: class participation (20%), group collaboration (10%), comments/questions upload (20%), media diary (20%), and final exam (30%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY 
Partner University Department: Media, Communication and Culture 
Partner University Course Number: MCC275E