University of Calgary

COMS 381 - History Of Communications - Winter 2007

A studty of the technologies of communication from a historical perspective. Conisders the influences on society of developments in communications technology, including orality, literacy, printing, mass media, telecommunications and information techology. The theories of McLuhan, Innis, Ong and related theories of technology and history will be studied.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Credit for both Communications Studies 381 and 380 will not be allowed. Restricted to students in the Communications Studies Major and Minor programs. Until August 15 enrollment is restricted to Majors in Communications Studies.


  • Communications Studies 201


This course will be offered next in Summer 2007.
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