Contemporary Social Media: Fall 2016


Scott W. H. Young and Doralyn Rossmann


Montana State University


Fall 2016


This interactive course explores social media from the perspectives of information analysis and community building. Students will learn the theory and practice of civic
engagement and community building through social media. Ideally suited for individuals interested in working with nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, healthcare and nursing, community health, arts and humanities, government, and remote or rural communities. Utilizing a service learning approach, students will engage in the theories and methods related to social media community building through both in-class discussion and community outreach.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

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