Katy E. Pearce
Lecture, seminar, and/or team study. Topics vary.
This course will examine the social consequences of mobile communication and the role that the technology plays in the reformulation of everyday life for individuals and society.
Student learning goals
Critically read empirical studies and policy papers about information and communication technologies;
Discuss empirical studies and policy papers and compare arguments and findings;
Learn about academic, professional, and policy approaches to mobile communication;
And write about mobile communication.
General method of instruction
Ling, R., & Donner, J. (2009). Mobile communication. Cambridge: Polity.
Wellman, B., & Rainie, L. (2012). Networked: The new social operating system. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Class assignments and grading