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ETHS 324 - Race, Identity, and the Internet
Fall 2021, Section 50

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000576 ETHS 324 50 Race, Identity, and the Internet
08/21 - 12/12
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4.0 Open Hamilton, Amber
Completely Online-Asynchronous Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
8/21/2021 - 12/12/2021 n/a n/a n/a Hamilton, Amber

Notes
  • Online Participation Required First Week of Class.
  • Asynchronous Completely Online; no class meetings.
  • Note: Information explaining the differences between course types and the in-person instruction plans can be found at: https://www.metrostate.edu/deliverymethods
  • Prerequisites: 30 credits of lower-division coursework. Note: This is a completely online course, not an independent study. Course has no required in-person or synchronous meetings. There are required online activities and assignments each week. May require remotely proctored exams that require a webcam and microphone. Intermediate computer/Internet skills required. For online learning and course access information go to www.metrostate.edu/solr.
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 27 Enrolled: 16 Seats Remaining: 11

Restrictions
  • Requires minimum credits: 30

Add/Drop/Withdraw
Full refund is available until August 27, 2021, 11:59PM CST.
The last day to add this course is August 27, 2021. The last day to drop this course is August 27, 2021.
The last day to withdraw from this course is November 22, 2021.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and fee information is not yet available for this semester.

Course Level
Undergraduate

General/Liberal Education Category
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
  • Goal 05 - Hist/Soc/Behav Sci
    • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
    • Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
    • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
    • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.
  • Goal 07 - Human Diversity
    • Understand the development of and the changing meanings of group identities in the United States' history and culture.
    • Demonstrate an awareness of the individual and institutional dynamics of unequal power relations between groups in contemporary society.
    • Analyze their own attitudes, behaviors, concepts and beliefs regarding diversity, racism, and bigotry.
    • Describe and discuss the experience and contributions (political, social, economic, etc.) of the many groups that shape American society and culture, in particular those groups that have suffered discrimination and exclusion.
    • Demonstrate communication skills necessary for living and working effectively in a society with great population diversity.

Description
This course examines conceptions and constructions of race in relation to the Internet as a multidimensional socio-cultural, economic, and political phenomenon, with a specific focus on the United States. Topics may include varied cultural histories and social impacts of the Internet; notions of identity on the Internet; race, embodiment, and disembodiment; social media, race, and racial controversy; electronic activism around race and racial identities on the Internet, and different theoretical approaches to understanding the unique socio-cultural dimensions of race and the internet. Significant focus is given to issues of race and racism.

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