HUM 159

Digital Culture
3 Credits ■ As Needed ■ HU/hu ■ CC-CT

A survey course of the pervasive impact of technology on contemporary life and institutions . Topics include a history of technology; social media and mobile technology's role in the 'my' culture; security and privacy on the Internet; career technologies; search, search engines, information, and 'big data'; gaming; the sharing economy; technology and gender; and other topics . Course assessments include blogging, quizzes and exercises .

Skills prerequisites: ENG 020 and ENG 060. Word processing, email and Moodle skills recommended.