May 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

IDS 385 - ‘Screens’: Communication Systems in Global Media (3 credits)


(=CLC 385 ) Approaches to the properties and interaction of communication systems in the phenomenon of ‘screens’ — devices with global connectivity that are rapidly transforming interpersonal and intercultural communication. The course considers the origins, elements and functions of various kinds of intermodal communication as well as their scope (possibilities and limits). Topics discussed may include principles of information theory, integrated theory of communication, the notion of interface, and aspects of the semiotics of culture. F, S, M, Su, W.