Assignment For Jan. 12th
Readings from our text include:
- Lawrence K. Grossman "The Shape of the Electronic Republic" pp.203-213
- Jon Katz "The Netizen: Birth of a Digital Nation" pp. 214-225
- Pamela Varley "Electronic Democracy: What's Really Happening in Santa Monica" pp. 244-252
- Dale Spender "Social Policy for Cyberspace" pp.266-269
"Digital Divide"(Time Magazine)
After you have read all of the above, write about two pages in which you: (1) provide evidence that you have actually read and understood each of the above articles, and (2) provide your perspective on the topics and issues that are being discussed in these articles.
The people who organize the Y2K Winter Term program have planned a special event. Everyone who is enrolled in a Y2K course will be invited to this special event. Since your classs is a central component in this program, this event should be especially relevant to you. We strongly urge you to attend this event.
EVENING PANEL DISCUSSION
"What Will Life Be Like in 2100?"
7:00 pm, McKinnon.
Cookies and punch will be served!!!