Special Topics: Media, Identity & the Self

This course examines individuals¬ź exploration, construction, and expression of identity in a variety of media spaces, including the impact of interactive media on the self-concept and related variables. Course topics include selective self-presentation, social comparison, online self-disclosure, online disinhibition, virtual communities, and hashtag activism. Particular attention is devoted to exploring a variety of personal and social identities, including traditionally marginalized identities.Prerequisite(s): COMM 100

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Communication
Number: 
COMM380-01C
Semester: 
Winter 2018
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Degree Finder Course Finder Request Information 877-MY-UMASS