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Empower your voice: Harness social media for positive political change.


In this online course, students will explore how social media can affect political change, specifically how social media can be used to affect positive change. Through lectures, 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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Note: Upon successful enrollment of a section, students will receive a confirmation email from our Student Services team. This email will include a link to an authorization form that is required to be completed within 72-hours of enrollment.

Course Number: POLI-90006
Credit: 1.50 unit(s)

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