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IS 309 AO - Computers and Culture

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


This course explores cultural ideas about computers, including hopes and fears about the effects of computers on our lives. We will analyze images of computers in fiction and movies. The course will also discuss hackers, online subcultures, and other computer-related subcultures, and the integration of computers into various cultural practices. The course will also explore the different uses of digital media. Course Information: Prerequisite: IS 202 Highly recommended.

Special Instructions:

-Restricted to Information Sciences majors until 12/18/20 by noon. INFO Minors will be able to register starting 12/11/20 by noon. For more information about this major, please visit: http://go.ischool.illinois.edu/BSIS. We will not provide overrides, please wait until the course restrictions are removed. Questions may be sent to ischool-is@illinois.edu-

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall , Spring


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