Telecommunications | Telecommunications Processes & Effects
T314 | 10740 | Schwartz, N.
Telecommunications Processes and Effects
This course will investigate the effects of mass media on human
cognition, attitudes, and behaviors through examination of empirical
social science research. The focus of the reading and discussion
will be on the ways media affects individuals, however, examination
will include the effects of mass media on groups, organizations, and
The class meets MW 1:00-2:15pm.
There will be one required text.
Course sessions will involve lecture, discussion, and small group
activities based on assigned readings and in-class media. Grades
will be based on written assignments and 2 exams (midterm and final).
This course counts toward Social and Historical Studies distribution
requirements in the College of Arts and Sciences. It may, or may
not, also count toward other degree requirements. For more
information about which requirements this course could fulfill see
the College of Arts and Sciences Bulletin at
http://www.indiana.edu/~bulletin/iub/coas/index.html . If you have
questions, or need additional help, see your academic advisor.