Monday, February 11, 2019

Teaching Computer-Mediated Communication Online - Course Navigation Video

This semester, I am teaching Computer-Mediated Communication (COMM 5312) for the Communication Studies department! I am VERY excited about teaching this course! 

Here's the course description and learning outcomes:

Course Description: (3 Credits) - This graduate course provides a historical and futuristic perspective on the creation of the internet and computer-mediated communication. Students in the course will examine and critique scholarly research articles focused on a variety of computer-mediated communication contexts (i.e. - blogs, social networking websites, video chat, etc.) 

Book 1 - Costa, E., Miller, D., Haynes, N., McDonald, T., Nicolescu, R., Sinanan, J., Spyer, J., Venkatraman, S., & Wang, X. (2016, February, 29). How The World Changed Social Media, London: UCL Press. (Free E-Book!!!!!) 

At the conclusion of the course, the student will be able to...

At the conclusion of the course, the student will be able to...

A. Knowledge Outcomes
- describe the history of computer-mediated communication 
- describe a social and technical understanding of computer-mediated communication and its social and technical effects in different contexts of use
skill in summarizing and synthesizing concepts from published scholarship

B. Skill Outcomes
- demonstrate familiarity with different modes of computer-mediated communication
- project the future and potential impacts of computer-mediated communication
- apply theories and concepts from the course to computer-mediated communication case studies and in informal consulting situations.

Each week has a different learning outcome and a different reading for the week (Open Education Resources and Library Article links of course!

Each semester, I also make a course navigation video. here it is!

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Dr. Jennifer T. Edwards
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