apmt440 | undergraduate
Influence Of Media On Behavior
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Mediaâ s Impact on Society
- Explain how media can be used for mass persuasion gains, and use deductive reasoning to identify media persuasion tactics.
- Describe how mass society theories influence human behavior.
- Describe how selective influence theory employs propaganda to derive positive and negative societal changes.
- Identify how propaganda can be used to influence how change will affect mass culture.
Mediaâ s Impact on Violence and Gender Issues
- Analyze mediaâs portrayal of crime and its effect on social perception.
- Identify how media affects the perception of violence within the culture.
- Analyze how media influences the affiliation process of friendship, love, and romance.
- Compare how various genders are portrayed in media and the impact this has on society.
- Explore how media affects body image and eating behaviors.
Mediaâ s Impact Throughout the Developmental Stages in Children and Teens
- Analyze how socioeconomic issues related to media access affect human behavior.
- Evaluate how social media connectivity impacts child and teen development.
- Describe how personal mobile and wearable smart technological devices persuade an individualâs behavior and individual and social goals.
The Future of Media Psychology
- Discuss how social networking and social media is influencing and changing the way information travels throughout society.
- Examine societal limitations to information and technology regulations.
- Explore how anarchy and the breakdown of a collective society can occur through media.
- Explain how dependence on information sources can affect human behavior based on social class and ethnicity.
- Identify career opportunities within the professional field of media psychology.
- Interpret how media psychology is both an academic and practitioner field.
- Analyze the implications of empirical research in media psychology
- Examine how personal assumptions influence the scope and perceptions of the role of media technologies in society.
- Identify the challenges of defining a professional field of study that has a continual emergence of new technology.
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