McLuhan Program in Culture & Technology
Spring Seminar 2005 - University of Toronto Graduate Credit Course
New Media & Policy: Canada in Global Context
BEGINNING MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 7-9 PM
New Syllabus coming soon.
Join a 12 week, McLuhan - inspired, think tank on designing policies and knowledge media to support e-democracy and citizen engagement in the coming era of e-governance.In search of evidence based policy-making:
- How are new media affecting relationships among government, private and civil society sectors?
- What can theory and case studies reveal about the policies required to develop a sustainable knowledge culture within a network society?
- What policy options are appropriate, locally and globally, under digital conditions? How should Canada adapt to the hyper interdependence of McLuhan's 7/24 global village?
- What is the significance of the (invisible) World Summit on the Information Society (http://wsis.ecommons.ca)?
- How can citizen input have impact? Reviewing the Foreign Policy Dialogue (http://www.foreign-policy-dialogue.ca) and other e-consultations.
- Agenda setting and the role of "the media" in the Information Society?
- Hactivism, public diplomacy and more . . .
Course director: Dr Liss Jeffrey Harvard/Radcliffe AB; York M.E.S.; McGill PhD (Communications); Director, McLuhan Global Research Network, McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology Check http://www.mcluhan.ca for details.
All registered graduate students and serious auditors welcome.
Affiliate course for the collaborative program Knowledge Media Design Institute.
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