University of Calgary

COMS 481 - Advanced Topics New Media & Society - Winter 2018

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.

Hours

  • H(3-0)

Prerequisite(s)

  • One of Communication and Media Studies 371, 381, Communications Studies 371, 381 or Science, Technology and Society 341.

Antirequisite(s)

  • Credit for Communication and Media Studies 481 and Communications Studies 481 will not be allowed.

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