COMM 140 Digital Communication

Digital Communication explores the challenges, opportunities, and realities that new channels of communication present in the 21st Century. The course will cover personal, academic, and professional applications of a variety of digital communication from email and text to social media. Students will be required to have and use a variety of free Web 2.0 accounts including a Facebook account.

Credits

3 Credits

Notes

Students are required to have a variety of Web 2.0 accounts

COMM 140Digital Communication

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Social Science

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

48

Notes and Advisories (only if included in catalog)

Students are required to have a variety of Web 2.0 accounts

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Digital Communication explores the challenges, opportunities, and realities that new channels of communication present in the 21st Century. The course will cover personal, academic, and professional applications of a variety of digital communication from email and text to social media. Students will be required to have and use a variety of free Web 2.0 accounts including a Facebook account.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

1. Compose effective digital communication messages as evidenced by a digital etiquette project as well as class communication over the course of the entire semester. 2. Advocate written positions of their choosing regarding current issues of controversy in digital communication. 3. Create their own digital portfolio to demonstrate effective communication using common digital and Web 2.0 applications that they will encounter in personal, academic, and professional settings.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Current practical and philosophical issues regarding behavior, access, and privacy with digital communication channels.

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

COMM 140 is an entirely online class. It was designed that way to provide a laboratory for best practices in digital communication channels. The course should be taught online to preserve that intent. Digital Etiquette Presentations Research Paper Digital Portfolio

Required Exams

Common final exam among all sections Grading rubrics for individual assignments available upon request

Required Text

Lindgreen, Simon (2017). Digital Media and Society. London: Sage Publishing. Free digital resources to include web links, electronic journals and publications, .pdf files, wikis, blogs, social media, etc. College of Southern Idaho’s on-line Canva and Internet systems

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

COMM 140 is an entirely online class. It was designed that way to provide a laboratory for best practices in digital communication channels. The course should be taught online to preserve that intent. Digital Etiquette Presentations Research Paper Digital Portfolio Common final exam among all sections Grading rubrics for individual assignments available upon request