Social Informatics

Social Informatics

Technological innovation, computerization, and electronic information are associated with dilemmas, value conflicts, and choices surrounding the scholarly, personal, and professional use of information. Addresses social relationships, technological utopianism, societal control, vulnerability of information systems, and ethical responsibilities. Additional details are available online (although dates and assignments are subject to change as this information is for the current semester): http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/component/option,com_courses/task,view/sch,17/cur,610/num,581/Itemid,54/

Class Name Social Informatics
Host School Rutgers University
Class Identifier 17:610:581
Credit Value 3 Credit Hours
Faculty Lilia Pavlovsky
Course Tool (Online) eCollege
Class Description Technological innovation, computerization, and electronic information are associated with dilemmas, value conflicts, and choices surrounding the scholarly, personal, and professional use of information. Addresses social relationships, technological utopianism, societal control, vulnerability of information systems, and ethical responsibilities. Additional details are available online (although dates and assignments are subject to change as this information is for the current semester): http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/component/option,com_courses/task,view/sch,17/cur,610/num,581/Itemid,54/
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Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date May 18th, 2010 - July 23rd, 2010
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Last Add Day May 31st, 2010
Residency Start and End Date No Residency