Course Objectives
Upon completion of the course, students will:

  • Understand the basic technology of the Internet; how it works

  • Understand the basic demographics of Internet use in the U.S.
  • Understand the social impact of the Internet in American society
  • Be able to discuss social, ethical and political issues surrounding advent of the Internet
  • Be able to discuss and the potential of the Internet to affect American society and policy
  • Be able to propose a new or changed policy to improve some aspect of the way in which Internet is used in America
  • Be able to discuss the future and potential of the Internet in America