This unit introduces the elementary concepts of computer-mediated communication (CMC).
The impact of electronic technology on society and, in particular, on human communication
The impact of Internet communication on identity.
The impact of Internet communication on human relationships.
The impact of Internet communication on human health
How people form online communities and how they communicate in virtual worlds?
This unit discusses the issues of Internet access and defines the concept of digital divide.
The impact of the Internet on work places.
The impact of the Internet on the use of different languages on the Internet.
This unit is the first of the two units discussing the issues of the impact of CMC on minority languages.