CCTP-761 The Digital Divide
Fr. Eric Zimmer
Nearly any commentary on the development of the Internet includes concerns about those individuals and groups that may be left behind. These concerns about a “Digital Divide” have resulted in numerous studies of this phenomenon and its impact on U.S. and world cultures. Is there a Digital Divide? Some scholars argue that this pattern stems from the phenomenon of diffusion of technologies through any given social system. This course will address these topics in light of the diffusion of the Internet and other technologies.
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