Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2009/2010
Canadian Excellence

CS616
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Migration Systems
0.5 Credit

This course examines the role of information and communication technologies in migration processes and systems. This course examines the role of ICTs in migration and the impacts of ICT use on social and economic development and change in communities of origin. Attention is given to the role of ICTs in socio-economic development and cultural change, including changes in gender roles and family division of labour. Also, the role of migration in ICT development and technology transfer, economic development and the transnationalization of culture are discussed.