INF 3500: Information and Society (2021-2022)

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This class examines the cultural role of information in history, in expectations of the future, and in our present digital age. Themes include the creation and communication of knowledge, the media and institutions that transmit information and knowledge over time, the ways societies shape and are shaped by information, and the causes and effects of information inequality. This course utilizes service-learning as a framework to understand the ways in which information affects those living in the Seattle area. Typically offered: Spring.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Winter 20096 5 Kristen Hoffman
Liz Gruchala-Gilbert
10:30AM-11:50 AM
Library CLSRM
20 of 20 seats open
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Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.
Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading, Normal Grading
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term

INF 2000: or better
OR INF 3100: or better