[Humanist] 23.710 technological determinism

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 23, No. 710.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 10:32:21 -0400
        From: Oya Yildirim Rieger <oyr1 at cornell.edu>
        Subject: RE: [Humanist] 23.707 technological determinism
        In-Reply-To: <20100316064644.3E75550A52 at woodward.joyent.us>

Hi All - My dissertation, which is almost finished, uses Kling's social informatics framework to explore how humanities scholars are using information and communication technologies in facilitating their work.  One of the underlying themes is assessing the role of technological determinism in defining the transformative role of technologies on scholars' research methods and collaboration styles.  I'll be glad to share the paper with anyone who is interested in looking at it.



Oya Y. Rieger
Associate University Librarian for Information Technologies
Cornell University Library

Department of Communication- Human Computer Interaction, Ph.D. Candidate
Cornell University

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