"Growing Up Digital" - Communication Studies Research Seminar
- Madeline E Smith
- Technological Institute LG52 - Tu 3:00PM - 5:50PM
Overview of classThrough this course students will develop their writing and research skills with a focus on adolescence and emerging adulthood in the age of social media. Topics will include teenagers' use of social media and perceptions of privacy, adjusting to college, changing relationships during emerging adulthood, and more! Students will be assigned both reading and writing activities each week and class time will be divided between learning from existing research and improving writing skills. Assignments will include weekly readings and writing exercising, culminating in a final paper on a topic of your choice. All required reading (including the textbooks) will be made available electronically before the first class.
Class Materials (Required)o Boyd, D. (2014). It's Complicated. Yale University Press.
o Ito, M., Baumer, S., Bittanti, M., boyd, D., Cody, R., Herr-Stephenson, B., et al. (2010). Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out. MIT Press.
o Arnett, J. J. (2004). Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties. Oxford University Press.
Enrollment RequirementsEnrollment Requirements: Reserved for Comm Studies juniors. Majors who study abroad a full year may enroll senior year. Comm_ST 394-0 may not be repeated.
Current as of 4/5/15 6:48 PM (CT)