Understanding CyberSpace

Course Code: NATS 1505 M - Fully Online 3.0

Instructor's Name: Vera Pavri

Course Description:

This course examines the development, impact and use of current information and communications technologies (ICTs) that we use in our everyday lives. We will explore how social values have shaped these systems, and how these technologies have helped transform the way we communicate, work, play, think and process information. Topics that will be examined include phone and cyber sociability, ICTs and cognitive and behavioral change, digital information multitasking, online privacy and internet management and control.

Course Format:

All work will be submitted electronically, with the exception of the two proctored term exams, which will be held on campus on the specified dates.

Course Credit Exclusions:

SC/NATS 1700 6.0

Mathematical Content:

Minimal simple arithmetical calculation at about the Grade 10 level.

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