Digital Citizenship
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

This course invites students to think critically about online communities and become more effective participants in them. It examines new political spaces opened up through developments in communications technologies (for example, wikis, Facebook threads, online town halls, Twitter, etc.), and helps student develop their skills as engaged digital citizens. By the end of the course, students will be able to: communicate their own ideas clearly and effectively in a variety of online environments; create the digital foundations upon which an intellectually-stimulating and user-friendly online community could develop; and integrate a variety of effective online information (from news sources, blogs, podcasts, and other sites) in order to deepen and extend their own digital citizenship and that of others in their online communities.

Additional Course Information
Registration status: Senior student.