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Summer II 2014 Session

SLIS 795
Issues in Information and Communication in Sub-Saharan Africa

CLASS SESSION BEGINS: Monday, July 07, 2014

NOTE: Please register for this course no later than June 30, 2014.

Online Session Information: There will be an optional online session via Adobe Connect on Wednesday, July 16, 6 - 7 p.m. ET. Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the session. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.

Course Delivery Type: Web: A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Instructor: Kendra Albright

Graduate Bulletin Course Description: Information and communication are closely linked with development and economic globalization. This graduate level course will explore how information and communication are affecting economic, social, political, and cultural change in Sub-Saharan Africa. It will consider various country experiences with topics including the digital divide, literacy and healthcare, e-government, and the empowerment of women.

Information is accurate as of
October 31, 2014, 11:20 pm
(Subject to change)

Course Materials
Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.

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