21A.503[J] Language and Technology


Class Info

Examines cultural impact of communication technologies, from basic literacy to cell phones, and computer-based social networks on patterns of verbal interaction. Introduces theories and methods of linguistic anthropology pertinent to technologies that make it possible for people to communicate across distances in space and time. Students develop their own research projects exploring the cultural dimensions of technologically enhanced communication.

This class has no prerequisites.

21A.503[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by G. Jones.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

In the Fall 2013 Subject Evaluations, 21A.503[J] was rated 5.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the MIT Anthropology: Undergraduate Subjects site.

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