class2 - New Media, Social Change, and the Illusion of...

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    New Media, Social Change, and  the Illusion of Modernity American City 2001 Tomorrowland (1955-60)
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    Class announcements If you are not registered… Familiarize yourself with Spark: Check for readings and key concepts/questions Look at the class schedule and pick the date in which you will be the class note-taker You have to sign up for the note-taking assignment next week!
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    Key questions What is modernization theory? How has the idea of “modernity” shaped studies of technology? How have social studies of technology conceptualized social change? What do WE mean by social change? How do popular discourses on technology characterize recent Web developments? QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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  Historical accounts of the “impacts”  of Technological Inventions… QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2009 for the course COMM 397M taught by Professor Fuentes during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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