INF 335C - Information in Cyberspace

Fall 2017
Unique ID: 28140
Syllabus:   Syllabus
Prof:  Blaha, Craig
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Description:
An overview of the history and social impact of Internet, Web, and other network technologies. Students will learn methods and tools of media creation with an emphasis on technological self-sufficiency.

Up to three lecture hours a week for one semester, supplemented by web-based instruction.

Only one of the following may be counted: Information Studies 312, 335C, 335W.

*this course supersedes INF 335W as of fall 2016.

Notes:
The course is updated every semester, so content and assignments
listed below or in the old syllabus are bound to change.

In this course students will learn:
• about technical applications that make the Internet
possible;
• about political, financial, and social implications of
creating content on the Internet;
• how to find, evaluate, and cite Information resources on the
Internet;
• how to protect content and resources from malicious attacks;
• how to create content (such as Web pages) on the Internet.
Students will enact the following learning techniques:
• reading about history and current news related to information
technology;
• discussing history and current news related to information
technology;
• completing hands-on projects to practice presenting and
assessing information in a variety of contexts.
Students will develop an online portfolio that is both a
formative and summative evaluation of their learning over the
course of the semester.

Old Syllabus File:
https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/sites/default/files/images/webform/INF335c20162227850_1.pdf

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