Fall 2011 - Undergraduate Course Description
Intructor:
Famiglietti, Andrew
Discipline and Number
ATEC 2322 Section: 001
Day:
MW Time: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Course Title:
Introduction to Electronic and Digital Communications

DESCRIPTION OF COURSE:

The course will examine the history of electronic communications with a critical view of their effects on society. The focus will be on the role of the Internet in contemporary life and the commodification of news and information, and the course will introduce electronic and digital research methods for emerging media and communications.

REQUIRED TEXTS:

• Abelson, H., Ledeen, K., & Lewis, H. R. (2008). Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Addison-Wesley.
• Additional readings will be available online or for download via the eLearning website.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS/EVALUATION CRITERIA:

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