University of Calgary

COMS 481 - Advanced Topics New Media & Society - Fall 2016

Examines the nature, origins and social implications of new media with a focus on the Internet. Evolving forms of interpersonal, group and public communication based on the Internet will be assessed in terms of the role they play in identity formation, cultural integration, learning, political participation, commerce and work.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • One of Communications Studies 371[COMS371]], 381[COMS381], or Science, Technology and Society[STAS341].


This course will be offered next in Spring 2017.
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