Discuss the impact of the personal computer, cellular phones, and the Internet on society

Technology and Social Change

 

Select one of the following options to deliver your assignment:

Option 1

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word essay.

Format your assignment according to appropriate course level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

Option 2

Prepare a 12- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation.

Include photos, illustrations, graphs, diagrams, animations, videos, or audio clips. Document the source of each media item you include.

Include the following in your paper or presentation:

  • Provide an introduction that defines both technology and social change, and discusses how they are related.
  • Discuss the impact of the personal computer, cellular phones, and the Internet on society.
  • Using the three major sociological perspectives, describe the equilibrium model, the digital divide, and cultural lag in relation to these technologies and social change.
  • Include how technology has influenced social epidemiology, health and the environment.
  • Explore a recent or emerging form of technology and discuss its potential benefits or consequences for society.
  • Provide a conclusion that summarizes key points.

Cite at least three academic, peer-reviewed sources and two popular magazines.

Format your references according to appropriate course level APA guidelines. Include citations in the speaker notes or in a separate reference list.

 

THIS IS THE BOOK WE ARE USING IN CLASS—-Reference:

 

Griffiths, et. al. (2015). Introduction to sociology (2nd ed.). OpenStax College

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