I202: Social Informatics
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I202: Social Informatics,
Fall 2003.
Meets 2:30P - 3:20P Monday & Wednesday in Optometry 105.

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This is a course offered in the Informatics School of Indiana University, Bloomington. See the Schedule page for a week by week guide, and the Policy page for course policy. Its prerequisite is I101.

Instructor: Thomas Haigh (home page
Email: thaigh@acm.org
Informatics Building 233, Phone (812) 856-0591
Office Hours: Tuesday 1-3pm, Wednesday 12pm-1pm

Associate Instructors:
All share an office in room 126 of the Informatics Building. (More on the AIs).

Tony Moore, mooret@indiana.edu
Section: 7426 11:15A - 12:05P Thursday BH 244
Office Hours: Wednesday & Thursday, both 4:00-5:00 pm

Christie Flynn, chflynn@indiana.edu
Section: 7427 1:25P - 2:15P Thursday OP 111
Office Hours: 2:30-4:30 Thursday

Meijia Gao, megao@indiana.edu
Section: 7429 12:20P - 1:10P Friday BH 209
Office Hours: Friday 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm



The before and after of computer use, as seen in the early 1980s

From Platt, Charles with David Langford, Micromania: The Whole Truth About Home Computers, Sphere Books, 1984.

Official Description: Introduces the social and behavioral foundations of informatics. Theoretical approaches to how technology is used from psychological and sociotechnical perspectives. Examples of how current and emerging technologies such as games, e-mail, and electronic commerce are affecting daily lives, social relations, work, and leisure time.

Page copyright Thomas Haigh -- email thaigh@acm.org.    Home: www.tomandmaria.com/tom. Updated 08/31/2003.