Com 293: Principles of Social Media
New Class for Fall 15!
This course provides students with an introduction to social media as it relates to the history, theories, ethics and practice of communication. Through lectures, in-class activities, and assignments, students in this class will explore a diverse range of social media forms including blogs, virtual communities, wikis, mobile, and video and photo sharing sites. They will become familiar with basic social media research and analytics programs and understand how social media can be used as part of a strategic communication campaign.
MWF 12:25-1:15 p.m.
Dr. Kathleen Stansberry
Dr. Kathleen Stansberry is an assistant professor of public relations and social media at Cleveland State University. She earned her doctorate in Communication and Society from the University of Oregon in 2012 and her research addresses the intersection of public relations and online communities. She is particularly interested in the ways online publics build trust, develop influence and organize to pursue shared goals.