|(3 cr.) A major part of media environment is now created
by what was formerly called the audience. This
course examines the rise of social media, its
effects on social interaction, and the ways in
which it can be used most effectively.
Participants in the course move beyond technical
proficiency to become critical and effective users
of a range of social media platforms, and learn
how to foster and manage communities online. The
course requires significant participation in class
and online, as well as the creation of media and
writing on the web.