COMM 159 - First-year Seminar in Media Issues
Fall 2022, Section 002 - Digital Media and the City
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Communication and Media (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication and Media
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Other:
FYSem
Credit Exclusions:
Credits do not count toward the Communication Studies major requirements.
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Enforced Prerequisites:
First-year students only.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This class is an introduction to thinking about and critiquing the various digital media technologies and practices that shape urban life and the types of places we create through digital media use. The course explores urban issues (such as housing, mobility, surveillance, activism, arts and culture, pollution and waste) as they intersect with digital media (such as smartphone apps, social media platforms, and sensors). By the end of this course, you will be able to identify the ways in which contemporary cities are an amalgam of physical, digital, and social spaces and analyze the promises, concerns, and inequities generated through digital media implementation and use in cities around the world.

Intended Audience:

First-year students.

Schedule

COMM 159 - First-year Seminar in Media Issues
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (SEM)
 In Person
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4
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM

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