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MAS.961 Designing Sociable Media, Spring 2001

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dc.coverage.temporal Spring 2001 2010-06-14T05:14:26Z 2010-06-14T05:14:26Z 2001-06
dc.identifier MAS.961-Spring2001
dc.identifier.other MAS.961
dc.identifier.other IMSCP-MD5-27eef854ccba3248f84344a76a2b14e0
dc.description.abstract This course is about social life in the on-line world. Its focus is on how the design of the interface influences people's interactions with each other and shapes the cultural mores and structures they develop. We will examine the ways social cues are communicated in the real and the virtual world, discuss the limits imposed upon on-line communities by their mediated nature, and explore directions that virtual societies can take that are impossible for physical ones. Readings range from classic papers in cognitive science, anthropology and urban studies to recent studies in the sociology of online communities. The work for this class includes reading articles, analyzing existing systems and designing innovative interfaces. From the course home page: The instructor's own web site for this course is available at en
dc.language.iso en-US
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dc.subject on-line communities en
dc.subject virtual world en
dc.subject social cues en
dc.subject cultural mores and structures en
dc.subject interaction en
dc.subject interface en
dc.subject internet en
dc.subject socializing en
dc.subject social life in the on-line world en
dc.title MAS.961 Designing Sociable Media, Spring 2001 en
dc.title.alternative Designing Sociable Media en
dc.audience.educationlevel Graduate
dc.subject.cip 090102 en
dc.subject.cip Mass Communications/Media Studies en

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