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Social Media in Learning Environments (SMILES)

This blended (classroom & online] course introduces students to some of the important topics when using social media in learning environments. Key controversial topics related to social media in learning environments are examined, such as: privacy versus sharing public learning content; individual versus collaborative learning; “traditional” learning versus knowledge-building communities; & social engagement/activism within interconnected learning communities. This course introduces students to the conceptual frameworks, research literature content, & ideation required for deeper engagement with emerging & future tools for work & play in socially mediated learning environments.
Course #
EDCT-UE 1040
Units
4
Term
Summer
Department