HIST 390: The Digital Past

HIST 390-DL2: The Digital Past
(Fall 2020)

03:00 PM to 04:15 PM TR


Section Information for Fall 2020

This section of History 390 will focus especially on the history of digital audio, exploring the technology of sampling, the creation and distribution of the mp3, and the legal and ethical implications of file sharing and copyright.

HIST 390 DL2 is a distance education section that meets synchronously. Students should expect to be online during the days and times scheduled.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Teaches the fundamentals of information technology within the context of a history course. Students learn fundamentals and skills as well as how our society became so enamored of and dependent on these knowledge and information tools. Understanding a new technology requires understanding how new technologies transform the societies that embrace them. Emphasizes the use of free and open-source software whenever possible. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Info Tech & Computing
Schedule Type: Lecture

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