How does the study of digital cultures relate to the intellectual traditions of the humanities and social sciences? In this course, you will become familiar with the philosophical arguments underpinning current debates about digital technology. You will examine how different disciplines explain culture and technology.
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Differentiate between key theories and theorists within the interdisciplinary fields of digital culture.
- Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of specific theories.
- Articulate your choice of theoretical lenses in relation to your own value system and research topic.
- Formulate researched analyses that apply theories to digitally mediated spaces, identities, and cultures.