Media Education and the Marketplace OpenCourseWare: A Free Undergraduate Communications Technology Course by MIT

Published Feb 22, 2009

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'Media Education and the Marketplace,' an OpenCourseWare offered by MIT, looks at the development of information communication technology and how it has been a catalyst for economic growth in developing nations across the globe. Students interested in Media Studies, Information Technology or other related topics, are encouraged to take advantage of this free undergraduate-level course.

Media Education and the Marketplace: Course Specifics

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Media Education and the Marketplace: Course Description

Globalization capitalizes on the power of communication networks and the creation of resourceful and efficient means to exchange information. 'Media Education and the Marketplace' is provided by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. The instructors are Professor Shigeru Miyagawa and Mr. Manish Gaud. This free course will explore how three elements, media, education and the marketplace, combine to reshape and redefine the economies and social lives of countries around the globe. Students will not only develop an appreciation for the different types of information and communication technology around the world, but how these factors are impacting developing nations.

The materials for 'Media Education and the Marketplace' include downloadable lecture notes, a list of required readings and video and audio files. If you would like to take advantage of this OpenCourseWare, go to the media education course page.

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