[Air-l] FW: Graduate WebShop at the University of Maryland

Ellis Godard ellisgodard at starband.net
Fri Mar 22 13:58:02 PST 2002


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Graduate WebShop: The Impact of the Internet on Society
June 3-14, 2002

University of Maryland-College Park
Application deadline for best consideration: April 8, 2002

The Department of Sociology at the University of Maryland is hosting the 2nd
annual graduate
student workshop--or WebShop.  Supported by a grant from the National
Science Foundation,
30-50 leading scholars and experts who study the behavioral aspects of
information technology
will discuss current issues and research.

Student participants will receive up to $750 as a support grant as well as
room and board.
Students will develop original research projects as the basis for their
thesis, dissertation, or other
publication.

Topics include, but are not limited to: Inequality/Digital Divide, Public
Access and Usage,
Navigational Skills, Social Networks, Time/Activity Displacement, and Social
Capital Implications.
Please access the WebShop web page for the latest information about the
WebShop and the
invited participants.

Please find application information at: www.webuse.umd.edu

For more information:

Graduate WebShop
Department of Sociology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-1315
Email: webuse at socy.umd.edu
Phone: 301.405.6421 Fax: 301.314.6892





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