This new course is tailored to those of all ability to help you get the most out of using the Internet to distribute information in a variety of media. One of the biggest problems with online information today is that the essential commenting or other social media add-ons can result in Internet abuse, commonly called ‘Internet trolling.’ Increasing participation is a core component of this course and you will learn the skills necessary to use the Internet to conduct research, present information persuasively online, and build a sense of community.
The course is made up of the following 8 modules of which 10 hours of study is required for each full credit.
- Using the Internet (half credit)
- Development of online community groups (half credit)
- Designing websites for community engagement
- Dealing with Haters: Understanding personality, aggression and abnormal behaviour
- Engaging with the media in the information age
- Constructing articles for new media
- Skills for being interviewed by the media in the information age
- New Media Research Project (triple credit)
Eligibility and enrollment
The course is open for enrollment to people of all ages and ability. The course is provided with a mixture of face-to-face and online learning. Please using the booking widget below to book your place on this course: