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Digital Communities Seminar

Media and Communications

Students walking by Gasson Hall

The Digital Community: The Power of Social Media and the Global Audience

Students will have the opportunity to discuss and analyze interaction and social cohesion in the online space, and the way in which communities form, items become viral, and successful campaigns are launched. Students will have the opportunity to provide analyses of recent instances of popular culture social media, and consider the elements that led to notoriety.  Additional consideration will be devoted to the influence of digital media in the Arab Spring and the 2016 presidential election.

ADCO 0900 BCE The Digital Community: The Power of Social Media and the Global Audience

This course is open to BCE students only. Admitted BCE students will automatically be registered by the BCE Program office

Faculty: TBD

Days and Times:  M-Th, TBD

A Day in the Life...

8:30 am - Breakfast

10:00 am - Morning Class

12:00 pm - Lunch and social time

1:30 pm - Afternoon Class 

3:30 pm - Afternoon Seminar - The College Essay

5:30 pm - Dinner

7:00 pm - Time to study or head to the Plex to work out or play games/movies in the dorm

Program Dates: June 23 - July 13, 2018

Eligibility: Students entering grades 10, 11 & 12

Application Requirements can be found here.

Application Review Deadlines:

February 15

March 15

April 15

May 15

Program Costs 

Click here to learn how to apply


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