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Through lecture, discussion and real-life examples participants will learn how the internet and social media affects politics and how social media has been used to create social change.

 

In this course, students will explore how social media can affect political change, specifically how social media can be used to affect positive change. Through lecture, discussion and real-life examples participants will learn how the internet and social media affects politics and how social media has been used to create social change. Additionally, students will create their own social media campaign to spotlight a political or social issue of their choosing.
 

What You Will Learn

 

Students in High School: How Social Media Drives Political and Social Change will:

  • Explore how social media drives political and social change
  • Learn about youth led political and social activism
  • Explore how social media has changed politics
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Course Number: POLI-90006
Credit: 1.50 unit(s)

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