writ350 | undergraduate

Writing For Social Media

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This course explores the varied styles of writing for social media. Students will analyze multiple examples of social media and practice writing for these media.

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

Course details:

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

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    Microblogging and Tweeting

    • Demonstrate the differences in writing for microblogging and writing for other forms of social media.
    • Analyze the positive and negative effects of Twitter and other forms of microblogging on individuals and businesses.
    • Describe the relationship of microblogging to blogging and tweeting.

    Wikis and Internet Forums

    • Compare wikis and Internet forums.
    • Identify the positive and negative aspects of wikis and Internet forums.

    Podcasts and Vlogs

    • Identify the considerations when writing for podcasts and scripting vlogs.
    • Explain the advantages of using podcasts and/or vlogs in a business or educational setting.

    Introduction to Social Media

    • Define social media.
    • Compare the different types of social media.
    • Explain the influence of social media on modern culture.
    • Analyze business Facebook pages to determine tactics used to create business.

    Blogs

    • Explain how blogs began and why they remain a popular form of social media.
    • Identify the different kinds of blogs and bloggers in social media.
    • Analyze the ways that blogging differs from other kinds of writing.
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