Digital Literacy

Social Media Basics (DL 209)

Use of social media presents opportunities and reasons to be cautious. Connections can now be made easily with individuals across the globe with the click of a mouse. This course provides an overview of popular social media platforms and recent data regarding the use of social media by different groups. You will be challenged to think critically about social media trends, as well as the signs and risks of excessive use. Associated workbook content includes pages 66 – 69 of Computers: One Click at a Time. Please review this information before starting the course. (Student Version)
  • Social Media Basics - Overview
  • Julio's Vacation - Assignment
  • Everyday Tasks Made Easy – Using Social Media
  • Analyzing Social Media Data - Part 1
  • Analyzing Social Media Data - Part 2
  • Knowledge Check Prep – Social Media Use
  • Knowledge Check - Social Media Use
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 2 years