ISM101 Sp23) Introduction to Social Media Basics (12 hrs)

This 6 week in-person course (1 night a week 2 hours) lays the foundation of social media basics as we navigate interactions in the age of digital communication. You’ll learn what social media channels exist (including social networks, professional networks, and photo/video sharing websites/apps), understand how to create and manage a social media account, adjust your account settings, and how to use social media to connect personally and professionally.  This course will be held in-person and there may be an option for a few remote classes depending on the instructor and student availability.

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand the landscape of the various types of social media - Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Know the basics of managing a social media profile.
  • Understand how to adjust account settings for security and privacy.
  • Have the ability to effectively use social media for a job search.

Additional Information:
Course cost does not include Textbook. Textbook Purchase Required.