Course Description for Mediated Communication
Prerequisite: SPC 2608 or SPC 4604 and COM 3003
Description: Mediated Communication presents an introductory-level survey and overview of various new communication technologies and social media platforms. Through a discussion of their utility, functions, and roles within our society, their uses and implications across interpersonal, professional, cultural, and global contexts are assessed. This course looks at current trends in the rapidly evolving culture of mediated communication through the lenses of human communication. The impact of the evolution of the web, mobile technology, social media, and other types of digital communication are explored.