In just a short 10 years the world has been rocked by a digital, social media revolution that is changing the face of societies and education. We are just beginning to understand what all this means for society, ourselves and our students.
Come along as we explore this digital revolution and its impact on political evolution, social identity and the world of education. We explore how massive social media companies like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat and more enable an expanded sense of identity and communication, and altering old social structures, norms and practices.
This course is appropriate for all teachers K-12.
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Text cost will depend on your book selection: • Boyd, Danah. It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens. 2014. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT. • Clark, Dorie. Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future. 2013 Harvard Business School Publishing, Boston, MA, • Godin, Seth. Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us. 2008. Penguin Books Ltd. London, England. • Greenwald, Glenn. No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State. 2014 Henry Hold & Company LLC. New York, NY. • Quarter, Alissa. Republic of Outsiders: The Power of Amateurs, Dreamers and Rebels. 2013. The New Press, New York, NY.
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