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2021-2022 Catalog
COM 4373: Consequences of Cyberculture

Course Description for Consequences of Cyberculture

COM4373: Consequences of Cyberculture

Description: Consequences of Cyberculture presents an advanced, comprehensive, and critical examination of interpersonal, organizational, and social implications created by the Internet. The Internet and associated digital communication technologies have changed the way that humans around the globe interact, and have created a dynamic cultural shift in human communication behavior. This course will explore how the social web and emerging communication technologies facilitate, influence, and effect globalization, human relationships, social interaction, civic engagement, social discourse, privacy, and ethics. The processes of relationship formation and maintenance, information dissemination, mobile communication, and the transmission of messages instantaneously, virally, and cross-culturally are also examined.