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Featured Course: Intro to Media & Communication Studies

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What do cave paintings, clay tokens, the Gutenberg Bible, Snapchat, and Yik Yak all have in common? Find out in Summer Session II. Introduction to Media & Communication Studies (MCS 222) uses directed readings, videos, social media content and interactive activities to provide critical and historical perspectives on the evolution of human communication. You’ll learn how the evolving ways people […]

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Featured Course: Media Literacy

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Summer 2015 – Media Literacy How do you use Facebook? Some people use it to discuss politics, sports, or post their favorite pet videos. In MCS 101, you’ll use Facebook to develop your own media literacy skills. Explore net neutrality, bias in the news industry, and viral media. Analyze the value of Wikipedia, as well as the economic, social, legal, […]

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