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Cyberliteracy : Nav. Internet With Awareness

Cyberliteracy : Nav. Internet With Awareness - 01 edition

Cyberliteracy : Nav. Internet With Awareness - 01 edition

ISBN13: 9780300101577

ISBN10: 0300101570

Cyberliteracy : Nav. Internet With Awareness by Laura J. Gurak - ISBN 9780300101577
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Yale University Press
Published: 2001
International: No
Cyberliteracy : Nav. Internet With Awareness by Laura J. Gurak - ISBN 9780300101577

ISBN13: 9780300101577

ISBN10: 0300101570

Edition: 01

Summary

For anyone who has ever felt bewildered, dismayed, or even infuriated by the Internet, this helpful book clearly explains computer communications and how to become literate in cyberspace. With lively stories and interesting case histories, Laura Gurak shows how to sort fact from fiction, detect hoaxes, identify advertising masquerading as product information, protect privacy, and contend with other critical issues related to the new language of the Internet.

Author Biography: Laura J. Gurak is professor of rhetoric and technical communication at the University of Minnesota, where she also directs the Internet Studies Center. She is the author of several books including Persuasion and Privacy in Cyberspace, published by Yale University Press.

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