GOVERNMENT

GOVT-496
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Prerequisite: minimum 2.5 GPA.

GOVT-496
E01L
GOVERNMENT
SUMMER 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Politics of the Internet 2.0

The adoption of the Internet has taken place at an astonishing rate. Yet what are the effects of this technology on our personal and political lives? This course examines the history, effects, uses, problems, and hopes for the technology. Also examined is the problem of the digital divide and current trends in Internet research, including research on social media.