|Student Contribution Band:||Band 1|
|Administered by:||School of Arts & Social Sciences|
This subject surveys the history of communication and information technologies from the ancient era of world history to the present day. Topics to be explored include information creation; management and transmission in the ancient and medieval world; the origins and cultural meanings of print in early modern Europe; authorship, book consumption and political change in the eighteenth century; western information technologies in nineteenth-century colonial contexts; the evolution of the popular press; the social uses of telegraphy; radio broadcasting; the early history of television; and the social history of the computer.
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level|
|CU2013 CU3033 HI2013 HI3013|
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2|
|Census Date 25-Aug-2011|
|Coord/Lect:||<Person not found>.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (40%); tutorial attendance and participation (20%); assignments (40%).|
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