Class Description

Summer 2020

INF 335C Information in Cyberspace

Unique ID: 77590 Craig Blaha

DESCRIPTION

An overview of the history and social impact of Internet, Web, and other network technologies. Students will learn methods and tools of media creation with an emphasis on technological self-sufficiency.

COURSE NOTES

In this course students will learn:
• about technical applications that make the Internet
possible;
• about political, financial, and social implications of
creating content on the Internet;
• how to find, evaluate, and cite Information resources on the
Internet;
• how to protect content and resources from malicious attacks;
• how to create content (such as Web pages) on the Internet.
Students will enact the following learning techniques:
• reading about history and current news related to information
technology;
• discussing history and current news related to information
technology;
• completing hands-on projects to practice presenting and
assessing information in a variety of contexts.
Students will develop an online portfolio that is both a
formative and summative evaluation of their learning over the
course of the semester.

Old Syllabus File:
https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/sites/default/files/images/webform/INF335c20162227850_2.pdf

SCHEDULE NOTES

Asynchronous coursework conducted online.