COMM 2450 - Communication and Technology

(also INFO 2450 ) (SBA)
Fall. 3 credits.

J. Hancock and J. Birnholtz.

Introduces students to the Communication and Information Technologies focus area of the communication department and the Human Systems track for information science. It examines several approaches to understanding technology and its role in human behavior and society. Topics include psychological aspects of computer-mediated communication; how design plays a role in the way we interface with technology and collaborate with each other; and the ways in which communication technology is situated inside social and institutional structures and cultural formations.

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