Dec 03, 2022  
2017-2018 University Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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INF 110 - Foundations of Informatics

4 hours
This course introduces students to major informatics concerns of information in society, exploring such topics as information use and users, information privacy, regulations of information flows, power discrepancies, and digital divides. Learning experiences in this course will be driven by timely scholarly and journalistic literature that forms the basis for involved class discussion. This is a writing-intensive course, as it requires students to research and express informatics concerns via informal (e.g., blogs, journals) and formal (e.g., essays, papers) writing exercises.

This course will satisfy the social science area core requirement.



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