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SW 150LEC Social Media in Social Change

Lecture

The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with social media and social networking as they influence community change. Specifically, students will be introduced to the fundamental terms and concepts of social media and networking, including various interfaces, tools, and platforms that may be leveraged to promote community change and development. Students will also explore existing scholarship and best practices, as well as issues of social justice, burdens of adversity, social disadvantage, and human rights as they apply to the democratization of technology. Students will examine the challenges, opportunities, and future applications of social media and networking related to community change.

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
 
Published: Oct 13, 2020 13:33:43