SOCIO303

Big Tech, Big Data, Algorithms and Society

2021

15

300

A Trimester

Hamilton, Online

15 points in either Sociology or Social Policy or Screen and Media Studies.

The purpose of the paper is to develop a sociological analysis of the causes and impacts of new technologies, including the Internet of Things, as well as the increasing role of algorithms and other non-human actors in decision-making. The paper will address a range of issues including the blurring of virtual and real words, the role of telepresence in everyday life, and the ‘military industrial surveillance complex’ (Fuchs, 2017).

Teaching Periods and Locations

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21A (NET)
Paper outline
A Trimester :
01 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021
Online Online 100% internal assessment

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Timetabled lectures and tutorials

21A (NET)
Name Day Time Room Dates
Lecture 1 *ZOOM Wed 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM ONLINE, Online Mar 3 - Jun 6
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Indicative Fees

  • You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees. Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment - please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information.

Domestic
International
21A (HAM) $789
21A (NET) $789

You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees. Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment - please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information.

21A (HAM) $3,239
21A (NET) $3,239

You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees. Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment - please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information.

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Additional information

  • Paper details current as of 1 Jun 2024 15:56pm
  • Indicative fees current as of 2 Jun 2024 01:20am