COMM315-01Z New Media, Identity & Self (with Brandon Michael Miller)
This course examines individuals' exploration, construction, and expression of identity in a variety of new media spaces, and the impact of interactive media on the self and related variables. Course topics include selective self-presentation, social comparison, online self-disclosure, online disinhibition, virtual communities and support, and hashtag activism. Particular attention is devoted to exploring a variety of personal and social identities, including traditionally marginalized identities.
Prerequisite(s): COMM 200
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