Societal Implications of Information Technology
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
This readings-based course relies primarily on group work and seminars, during which the societal implications of computer-based information technologies (IT) will be discussed. The goal of this course is to allow HINF students (as future IT professionals) to achieve a balanced understanding of how IT affects the human condition - as seen from individual, regional and global perspectives. Only open to fourth-year HINF students.
Prerequisites: 320, 310, 371 and completion of two work terms.
Undergraduate course in Health Information Science offered by the School of Health Information Science in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.