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DCS 861I Social Networking Opportunities and Challenges

Note: This course may be taken for either 2 or 3 credits.

Course Description: With the huge proliferation of social networking sites such as Second Life, Facebook, MySpace, blogs and wikis, we face new opportunities and challenges finding ways to utilize these in the academic environment. Through this class, we will explore how social networking can be used to enable and enhance the learning environment. We will also discuss risk factors that arise when working in a social network online.


2 - 3 credits