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IT in everyday life
We now live in a global village where distance is no longer a barrier to commercial or social contact. This free course, IT in everyday life, will enable you to gain an understanding of the information and communication technologies that drive our networked world and how they now permeate our everyday lives.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- know the meaning of all the terms highlighted in the course
- understand the concept of the ‘network society’
- have an awareness of how IT impacts on everyday life.
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 The network society
- 2 Your networked life
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