Here’s a short (1 credit hour) course that might be of interest to faculty and staff. “‘Managing Your Digital Profile,” HUM 1698-02, meets on Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. in Main 324. The instructor is Carla Gesell-Streeter.
No technology has changed the way people present themselves to the world more than social media. From Facebook to Twitter to LinkedIn to Google+, people are discovering and using new ways to manage their digital reputations. Through class discussions, program demonstrations, case studies, meetings with industry professionals, and especially applied usage of various social media, this course will teach students the skills necessary to use new communication technologies to maximize their own productivity and profitability in the workplace.
Topics will include online security and privacy, cloud computing & backup, online resumés & portfolios, location based programs and various online social media and programs like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, FourSquare, Yelp, Path, Dropbox and so forth.