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Title:
Beyond Schlock on Screen: Teaching the History of Cryptology Through Media Representations of Secret Communications
Author:
Peter Krapp: Film & Media Studies/ Informatics, Humanities Gateway 2321, University of California, Irvine, USA
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Year:
2019
Conference:
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Historical Cryptology, HistoCrypt 2019, June 23-26, 2019, Mons, Belgium
Issue:
158
Article no.:
009
Pages:
79-85
No. of pages:
7
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2019-06-12
ISBN:
978-91-7685-087-9
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Series:
NEALT Proceedings Series
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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This paper lays out the course design for, and teaching experiences with, a class that introduces students in the humanities to the history of cryptology, with particular attention to film and media studies. The course covers principles of secret communication from ancient times to the 2 I81 century, and encourages students to develop creative solutions that may help portray computing, computer networks, and cybersecurity issues in more informed and accurate ways on screen.

Keywords: Cryptology Film Cinema Television History Pedagogy Cybersecurity

Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Historical Cryptology, HistoCrypt 2019, June 23-26, 2019, Mons, Belgium

Author:
Peter Krapp
Title:
Beyond Schlock on Screen: Teaching the History of Cryptology Through Media Representations of Secret Communications
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Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Historical Cryptology, HistoCrypt 2019, June 23-26, 2019, Mons, Belgium

Author:
Peter Krapp
Title:
Beyond Schlock on Screen: Teaching the History of Cryptology Through Media Representations of Secret Communications
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