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    Massachusetts College of Art and Design
   
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

LASS312 Technology and Language 3cr


The course investigates the relationship of languages of expression to tools and communication technologies. Through interdisciplinary exploration of various modes and practices, from the language of typography, audio/visual expression, to dynamic languages of interaction, social media and crowd sourcing, students gain knowledge and understanding of current issues of social communication in the context of dynamic media technology. The course introduces students to recent developments, theory and criticism of communication design and technology through selected case studies involving the work of historical and contemporary inventors, designers, artists and new media innovators.

Prerequisites: LALW100,FRSM100

Lecture
Undergraduate Elective
Fall