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INFO-I 202 Social Informatics

3 credits

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Delivery: On-Campus, Online
  • Introduction to key social research perspectives and literatures on the use of information and communication technologies. Discusses current topics such as information ethics, relevant legal frameworks, popular and controversial uses of technology e.g. peer-to-peer file sharing, digital divides, etc. Outlines research methodologies for social informatics.

    This course is approved for the Social Sciences component of the General Education core.