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.





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