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Course Code: COMM211 Course ID: 4636 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course explores the practical and theoretical social impacts of computer-mediated communication (CMC) systems, including many different types of technologies, such as social networking sites, email, forums, chat, and online games. Students will engage in the analysis of CMC practices, the social processes and structures that emerge when people use these applications, and the problems and barriers that emerge from use.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  • CO1: Students will understand the different definitions of social media.
  • CO2: Students will identify specific examples of how social media is used to foster informative and persuasive communication.
  • CO3: Understand ways social media tools can be used in education as a learning tool and as a means of communication between students, faculty and alumni.
  • CO4: Explore how social media is used in integrated marketing communication.
  • CO5: Identify how social media can impact civic engagement in society.
  • CO6: Examine social media and its impact on intercultural communication.
  • CO7: Identify the potential dangers and risks when utilizing social media as a primary means of communication.
  • CO8: Examine legal and ethical issues relating to privacy, intellectual property and the Fourth Amendment.C

NameGrade %
Discussions 50.00 %
Week 1: Introductions and Define Social Media 6.25 %
Week 2: Social Media and Persuasion 6.25 %
Week 3: Social Media and Education 6.25 %
Week 4: Bullying in Schools: Good and Bad 6.25 %
Week 5: Social Media Marketing 6.25 %
Week 6: Social Media and Work 6.25 %
Week 7: Social Media and the 1st Amendment 6.25 %
Week 8: Final Thoughts on Social Media and Society 6.25 %
Assignments 50.00 %
Week 1: Assignment 1: Your Favorite Social Media 12.50 %
Week 3: Assignment 2: Journal Article Analysis 12.50 %
Week 5: Assignment 3: Social Media and Marketing 12.50 %
Week 7: Assignment 4: Social Media and the Courts 12.50 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  • CO1: Students will understand the different definitions of social media.
  • CO2: Students will identify specific examples of how social media is used to foster informative and persuasive communication.
  • CO3: Understand ways social media tools can be used in education as a learning tool and as a means of communication between students, faculty and alumni.
  • CO4: Explore how social media is used in integrated marketing communication.
  • CO5: Identify how social media can impact civic engagement in society.
  • CO6: Examine social media and its impact on intercultural communication.
  • CO7: Identify the potential dangers and risks when utilizing social media as a primary means of communication.
  • CO8: Examine legal and ethical issues relating to privacy, intellectual property and the Fourth Amendment.C
Book Title:New Media and Society - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781479897872
Publication Info:NYU Press Lib
Author:Rohlinger, Deana
Unit Cost:$77.51
 
Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.
Author: No Author Specified
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.