apmt430 | undergraduate

Social Media And Human Interaction

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This course focuses on social media technologies and their use and misuse in human relationships. Topics will include emerging cyber communication interfaces, building healthy technology-mediated relationships, and social etiquette in cyberspace.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    The Dangers and Risks of Social Media

    • Propose best practices to avoid risky online behaviors.
    • Describe how value, power, and social capital are created in social media, as well as how these elements translate to the offline environment.
    • Assess how credibility is established and measured in social media.
    • Contrast the public and private spheres in social media.

    Social Media and Collaboration

    • Examine social media and its alternatives in relation to human interaction.
    • Describe the benefits and risks of virtual collaboration in social media.
    • Assess the psychological drivers behind crowdsourcing.

    The Effects of Social Media

    • Design a communication plan that recognizes the limitations and utilizes the strengths of various social media channels.
    • Assess the influence of social media on individuals, relationships, leisure and work, and culture and society across a lifespan.
    • Identify and assess trends in social media and implications for society.

    Psychology and Social Media

    • Define social media, Web 2.0, and Web 3.0.
    • Apply social psychology theories in relation to behaviors exhibited in social media.
    • Analyze the effects of social media on human interaction across generations.

    Social Media and Identity

    • Demonstrate the effect of social media on the perception of self.
    • Demonstrate the effect of social media on human identity.
    • Evaluate the behavioral implications of social media in online and offline relationships.
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