IS 309 Computers and Culture

Explores cultural ideas about computers, including hopes and fears about the effects of computers on our lives. Will analyze images of computers in fiction and movies. The course will also examine hackers, online subcultures, and other computer-related subcultures, and the integration of computers into various cultural practices.

Previously IS390CC.

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2020

    • IS309A - Computers and Culture
      Mon/Wed, 2:00 pm - 3:20 pm
      David Kinley Hall 222
      On-Campus
      COURSE PREVIOUSLY OFFERED AS IS 390CC (STUDENTS WILL NOT RECEIVE CREDIT FOR BOTH). Restricted to Undergraduates and Sophomore standing or above. Restricted to Information Sciences majors until one week before classes begin (by noon 8/17/2020). INFO Minors may register for any available seats beginning at noon on 7/13/2020. For more information about this major, please visit: http://go.ischool.illinois.edu/BSIS. Questions may be sent to ischool-is@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Damian Duffy
      CRN
      72968
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      3 - 4
  • Spring 2020

    • IS390CC - Computers and Culture
      Tue/Thu, 9:30 am - 10:50 am
      Room 12A
      On-Campus
      Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.
      Instructor
      Damian Duffy
      CRN
      66789
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      3

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).