INF 315E - Information and Culture: Principles In Digital Studies
Prerequisites may vary with the topic.
Examines information as a cultural phenomenon. Topics may include e-commerce, privacy and secrecy, censorship, information as a commodity, Internet culture, access to cultural heritage, and control of the cultural record.
Three lecture hours a week for one semester.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
Information Studies 315E and 315W may not both be counted unless the topics vary.
(topic previously titled "Introduction to Digital Humanities".)
Principles In Digital Studies
Information and Culture: Principles in Digital Studies, is an introduction to digital scholarship in the humanities. Students will explore a variety of perspectives on digital research methods including data collection and management, data visualization, network analysis, basic website building, mapping, and digital archival practices through hands-on workshops covering a wide spectrum of tools and digital technologies. No pre-requisites are required. The course will culminate in a final project that puts these explorations into practice.