apmt460 | undergraduate

Cyber Communications

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This course examines relationship and communications theories and their practices in cyberspace. Topics will include digital etiquette, regulatory considerations, the conservation of interpersonal relations and cyber commerce.

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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    Forming and Maintaining Social Relationships in a Networked Society

    • Discuss how theories of digital communication align with or challenge our understanding of social psychology.
    • Synthesize research on a theory of digital communication.
    • Analyze the various contexts for online relationship development and maintenance.

    The Digital and Mobile Nature of Groups, Communities, and Organizations

    • Apply research regarding social support and virtual cosmopolitanism.
    • Formulate a strategy for countering the effects of stereotyping within intergroup conflict.
    • Analyze group work to determine how principles of group dynamics affect individuals.

    Ethical and Moral Questions

    • Assess the complex nature of potentially problematic Internet uses.
    • Analyze ethical challenges regarding internet behaviors.

    Overview of Cyber Communication

    • Monitor your own use of digital communication and reflect on your observations using communication concepts.
    • Examine the extent to which the unique aspects of digital communication might make us more or less social.
    • Assemble ideas regarding how we might develop our communication competency by following the rules of cyber-etiquette.

    Managing the Tension Between Disclosure and Privacy

    • Assess how identity is portrayed in online spaces.
    • Interpret current evidence regarding the privacy issues that accompany our use of cyber communications.
    • Create a presentation that identifies the privacy policies of a commonly used website, and offers tips for navigating these policies.
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