"Changing Neural Pathways Every Class Period"
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"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers." - Pablo Picasso
About the Course
New technologies are created each day. How these technologies affect human communication is the main concept you will learn in this class. Each technology has its advantages and disadvantages. Selecting the right medium to communicate a message is sometimes more important then the message it's self. Information Technologies also analyzes household's and business' communication technology needs through two case studies.
Listed below is some advice from former communications students who have successfully trained their neural pathways.
"Taking a Phil class will definitely raise your stress levels. However, once the class is over, you will realize that it was all worth it." -Jerome Allen
"Do not concern yourself with what you believe Phil is "looking for" as the "right answer," rather construct a unique solution to the problem and develop a strong line of rationale and you will succeed beyond measure" -Marcus Reitz
"GO TO CLASS!!! No matter how many notes you print off the website, you will never get all the information! Also...read, read, read! If you don't read, the multiple choice questions in the exams are going to kick your butt!" -Angela Stangel
What will I learn?
1) How people and organizations should make effective technology choices.
2) The major theories that explain the adoption and use of technology.
3) The consequences of using technology on people, families, society and organizations.
What will I do?
1) Work in a team to assess the impact and future direction of key information technologies.
2) Work in a team to resolve an information technology case.
7 Questions to guide your thinking...
Can you prove it?
What are your assumptions?
What is effectiveness?
What is the pattern?
What can you do about it?
Is it ethical?
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."
- Pablo Picasso