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Deborah Wheeler
SISME 490
Seattle Campus

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Class description

Islam and Cyberspace is a course designed to achieve three main tasks. First, to assess how the world is adapting to the merging of new technologies with "old" culture. Second, to study and theorize about the character of the newly emerging Internet cultures. Third, to examine how Islam and Muslims are adapting to the challenges and opportunities presented by the advent of cyberspace. No previous knowledge of Islam is assumed and subjects/conclusions of the course will be of broad theoretical interest to scholars of communication.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Marion Cook
Date: 02/04/1999