Welcome to the Penn State Harrisburg Library's guide for IST 130: Emerging Technologies in Popular Culture (Digital Technology and American Culture). This guide has been developed to help students succeed in Dr. Anthony Buccitelli's Fall 2020 online course, which focuses on emerging technologies used to produce and consume popular cultural artifacts. It is offered as a starting point and should be used in conjunction with other library research guides, which are listed in the box below.
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What are emerging technologies? Below is a list of just a few examples affecting teaching and learning, some of which are outlined in the 2020 EDUCASE Horizon Report, Emerging Technologies and Practices: