This course will focus on the use of social media and digital tools for social change at a community level. Students will be introduced to new media through a community development lens. They will explore the role of storytelling and social media in community work throughout history and currently; the basics of Internet use including safety, etiquette and writing for on-line uses; how local practitioners are using digital tools; and how to successfully use social media to create social change themselves.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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