Fall 2014 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Nelson, Brianni
Discipline and Number
ATEC 2322 Section 501
MW Time 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Course Title
Introduction to Electronic and Digital Communications

Description of Course:

The course will examine the history and theory of digital communications with a critical view of their effects on society. The focus will be on the role of the Internet in contemporary life.

Prerequisite or Corequisite: ATEC 2321.

Required Texts:

A Networked Self
Zizi Papacharissi, ed.
ISBN: 0415801818

The Social Media Reader
Michael Mandiberg
ISBN: 0814764061
Available Free Online

Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion
Hal Abelson, Ken Leeden, and Harry Lewis
ISBN: 0137135599
Available Free Online

The Future of the Internet (and How to Stop It)
Jonathan Zittrain
ISBN: 0300151241
Available Free Online

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:


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