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Course Description

Analyze the social impact technologies have on society by looking at its origins, adaptations and pervasiveness throughout our lives. In this course we will dissect how technology has the ability to displace world order, as well as evaluate how culture and technology are co-constructed. Topics include technology-mediated relationships; intersections of technology and social class, inequality, gender, sexuality and race; as well as digital labour, data analytics, surveillance, warfare, and neutrality.

General Education Elective: Prior to selecting this course as a General Education Elective, you must review the list of restricted courses by program to verify that the course can be applied to your program. Upon successful completion, you must apply for an exemption to have the credit recognized as a general education elective on your record. These are represented as an “E” on your transcript and are not calculated as part of your overall GPA. Visit the General Education Electives webpage for more information.

Prerequisites

None

Equivalents

None

Course Hours

42

Credit Value

3

Applies to the following Programs

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Section Title
Society, Technology And Social Issues
Type
OntarioLearn
Dates
Sep 13, 2022 to Dec 20, 2022
Instruction Method
Registration
Fee
Domestic Student non-credit $363.92
Credit Value
3 credits
Withdraw with Refund (less $20 holdback) before
Sep 20, 2022
Transfer before
Sep 28, 2022
Withdraw (no refund) between
Sep 20, 2022 to Dec 10, 2022
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