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- Overview, Getting Started, Introduction, Unit Schedule
- A1 Instructions, and Internet Business Basics
- Network, Attention, and Sharing Economies
- Case studies
- A2 & 3 Instructions, and Online Collaboration
- A4 Instructions, Digital Capitalism
- Free Economy
- Gift Economy
- Revise concepts and readings from throughout the unit
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Chat Rooms
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Web links
- Welcome letter
- Audio-Video streaming
- Online Assessment
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
No special requirements
To be an Internet user is, essentially, to be part of the economics of the Internet, through innumerable commercial transactions and by being part of audiences sold for advertising. In this subject, you will come to understand the dynamics of Internet commence, including the 'free' services that are part of the attention economy; you will also analyse the importance for the Internet of an alternative economic forms, for instance - the gift economy. Ultimately, you will understand how the Internet might, within capitalism, be associated with economic rewards and risks; and how developments on the Internet have altered business practices and approaches.
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- Project Plan (20%)
- Team Report (40%)
- Essay (40%)
Textbook information is pending.