New Course on Digital Democracy (Updated)

As mentioned in a previous blog entry, my colleague Joshua Goldstein and I are teaching a new full-semester undergraduate course on Digital Democracy. The course is being offered as part of Tufts University‘s interdisciplinary Media and Communication Studies Program.

The course will address the following topics:

  • Introduction to Digital Democracy
  • American Democracy
  • Global Democracy
  • Media and Democracy
  • Guest Speakers: Digital Democracy
  • Bloggers Rights
  • Digital Censorship and Democracy
  • Human Rights 2.0
  • Digital Activism
  • Digital Resistance
  • Digital Technology in Developing World
  • Class Presentations

The course wiki along with the syllabus is available here. We regularly update the syllabus so do check back. Feedback on the syllabus is also very much welcomed.

We are particularly keen for suggestions vis-a-vis recommended material (websites, online videos, links, books, papers etc.) and in-class activities.

Patrick Philippe Meier

4 responses to “New Course on Digital Democracy (Updated)

  1. Pingback: The Prospects for Cyberocracy « iRevolution

  2. Pingback: Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Course on Digital Democracy at Tufts University

  3. Pingback: About ‘The Prospects for Cyberocracy (revisited)’ a paper of David Ronfeldt and Danielle Varda by Patrick Philippe Meier « Remixing the Web for Social Change

  4. I was wondering if you’re still looking for material about Digital Democracy. Because I do have several articles and political cartoons I have published on the subject. So please feel free to visit my blog at:

    http://technology4democracy.com/

    THX ^_^

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