Special Topics: Issues in Information and Communication in Sub-Saharan Africa
CLASS SESSION: Monday, July 07, 2014-Tuesday, August 05, 2014
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 explores how information and communication are affecting economic, social, political, and cultural change in Sub-Saharan Africa. It considers various country experiences with topics including the digital divide, literacy and healthcare, e-government, and the empowerment of women.
Information is accurate as of
December 1, 2015, 11:30 am
(Subject to change)
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.