Digital Communities Seminar

Program Description

Three Weeks

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.

Course will run Monday - Thursday for approximately two hours in the morning and two hours in the afternoon. Exact class times to be determined.

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

Faculty: Lindsay Hogan

Class Location: TBD

Syllabus/Course Schedule

Program Dates:
July 8 - July 25, 2019

Students entering grades 10, 11 & 12

Application Deadlines for 2019:

February 15
March 15
April 15
May 15

Students in the Digital Communities Seminar at work

A Day in the Life...

8:00 am - Breakfast

AM Class

12:00 pm - Lunch and social time

PM Class

5:00 pm - Dinner

9:00 pm - Social Event in the dormitory