Information & Communication Studies - Social Media & Participation in an Online World

University College Dublin


Course Name Information & Communication Studies - Social Media & Participation in an Online World
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code IS20110
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Spring
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
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Duration Spring Trimester - January to May
Mode of Delivery: Online.

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 12
Practical 12
Specified Learning Activities 30
Autonomous Student Learning 71
Total 125

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Active learning
Critical thinking and learning
Reflective learning
Online or digital learning
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Course Content

Expand+IS20110 Social Media & Participation in an Online World
Academic Year 2022/2023

Social media offer a range of opportunities for the general public to participate online. While there are numerous tools for participation, some, including social net...

Number of Credits 5
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