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Civic Communication and Media

CCM 310 Asian Social Media in Global Context: Critique and Design (4)

This course examines Asian social media as a form of digital culture and globalization. With its focus on contemporary forms of Asian social media, students will analyze, evaluate, and critique social media as it is manifest across different cultural contexts, particularly with respect both to institutional power and rhetoric and to individual agency and expression. Students will be challenged to reflect on social media as an emergent, hegemonic form of generating and participating in culture, to understand its risks and benefits to society, as well as to develop their own purposeful ethic regarding social media use and participation.

  • General Education Requirement: Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences; World Engagement: NEL study beyond 132, CV
  • Offering: Annually
  • Instructor: Wen

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