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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCY 284
Professor
Ryan Martin
Semester
Fall

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SOCY284SociologyofInformationandCommunicationTechnologies09122012Week1Lecture1WednesdaySeptember122012WhatisthecourseaboutThesocialculturalandpoliticalaspectsofarangeofICTsTheroleofthedigitalrevolutioninfacilitatingnewwaysofthinkingaboutsocialculturalandpoliticalarrangementsandidentitiesThevariableandcontestednatureoftechnologicallymedicatedsocialculturalandpoliticalchangeAssessmentCriticalreflectionKeepadiaryofadayinyourdigitallifedocumentalltheengagementsyouhavewiththICTsinthecourseononedayUsechangesassociatedwithICTs4pagesdueDec26Sept15CriticalPaper1writeacriticalpaperexplainingtheconceptsoftheNetworksocietyandNetworkedthIndividualism57pagesDue10October20CriticalPaper2writeacirticalpaperonhowthesignificanceofICTscanbeunderstoodintermsofthrelationshipsincludingtheconceptsofcommunityandidentity57pagesDue24October20FinalEssaywriteanessayconcerninganyaspectsofthecoursefromacirculatedlistofquestionsorifyoupreferyoumaydevelopyourownquestioninconsultationwiththeinstructor1215pagesDuethNovember3045OfficehoursWednesday9301230MacCorryD529FridayClassWhatareICTsWhatareNewMediaHowpervasivearethesestechnologiesWhatdowemeanbydigitalrevolutionHowshouldweapproachandanalyzeICTsinsocietyWeek1Lecture2FridaySeptember142012KeyIssuesandDebatesWhatareICTsInformationandcommunicationtechnologiesAlphabetSystemforcodingsoundsBookBiblelookedasasystemofknowledgeTelegraphGramophoneBlackdisksvinylTypewriterTelephoneRadioBroadcastingTelevisionComputerTabletNewandDigitalMediaNewMediaNeworNovelIsiPhone5newWhatarethenewmediaComputingcommunicationsnetworkscontentWhatsnewforsocietyaboutthenewmediaDevicesthatextendcommunicationabilitiessocialpracticesthatmakesensetothemthesocialarrangementsandorganizationsthatformaroundthemNewmediahastodowiththeoldManywaystodistinguishbetweenoldandnewmediaAnalogueDigitalDigitalmediaareanumericalrepresentationusingbinarydigits0sand1sDigitalinformationisprogrammablealterablecompressedanddecompressedmanipulatedDigitalmedialendsitselftobeingnetworkedinteractivehypermediatedautomatedanddatabasedDigitalmediaalsoremediateoldermediaformsdigitaltelevisiononlinenewsLendsitsselftobeinteractivesoyoucanwritethingsblogsInteractivemediatedhasmanyvoicesautomatedWhyshouldwecareabouttechnologyinsocietychangesinsociotechnicalsystemsalterwhatitispossibletoknowKnowledgeandsocialchangerememberandcommunicatesocialrelationaremediatedbytechnologiesfromtheletterandSocialandpersonalrelationstelegramtothetaggedphotoandtextmessage
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