Social Media: Our Connected World *

Have a Facebook account? What about Twitter? Whether you’ve already dipped your toes in the waters of social media or are still standing on the shore wondering what to make of it all, learning how to interact on social media platforms is crucial to surviving and thriving in this age of digital communication. In Introduction to Social Media, you’ll learn the ins and outs of such social media platforms as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, and more and how to use them for your benefit—personally, academically, and, eventually, professionally. If you thought social media platforms were just a place to keep track of friends and share personal photos, this course will show you how to use these resources in much more powerful ways. (This is a one-semester course)

Introduction to Social Media covers concepts in…

Unit 1: Social Media Past and Present

Unit 2: Facebook and Twitter

Unit 3: Snapchat, Instagram, and Pinterest

Unit 4: LinkedIn, Blogs, and Video Social Media

Unit 5: Social Media and Interpersonal Communication

Unit 6: Midterm

Unit 7:Social Media and Marketing Part 1

Unit 8: Social Media and Marketing Part 2

Unit 9: Social Media and Academics

Unit 10: Social Media and the Work Force Part 1

Unit 11: Social Media and the Work Force Part 2

* This course requires you to prove your ability to adhere to the expectations of HHSO prior to being enrolled into it. Therefore, coach approval is required.