INF 335C - Information in Cyberspace
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.
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
• about political, financial, and social implications of
creating content on the Internet;
• how to find, evaluate, and cite Information resources on the
• 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
• discussing history and current news related to information
• 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.
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