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Information, Technology, and Society

INFO 6210

Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Satisfies MPS requirement.

S. Jackson.

This course addresses the broader contextual issues that influence and control the dissemination of, control of, access to, and development of information in society and culture. Students explore how technology depends not just on designers and technologists, but also on regulations, institutions, user appropriation, and other social and cultural forces.