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Introduction to Week 1

What we will cover in the course this week
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Digital politics is the use of technology in politics.

This week will cover Learning Outcome 1 – Explore the field of digital politics, what it means, and where it can be applied.

Your educators Adi and Ting will introduce themselves. We will look at what is digital politics, the role played by technology in politics, and what it means to you.

By the end of this week, you will have gained knowledge on digital politics and how it is changing the world around you.

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