HINF 420

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:

Undergraduate course in Health Information Science offered by the School of Health Information Science in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

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