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Fall 2013
Nov 28, 2015
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TECH 63700 - Research Focus: The Social Internet
Credit Hours: 3.00. TECH 63700 simulates an interdisciplinary think tank environment where students identify research questions and examine the impact of social media and social networking technologies on various aspects of society, business, culture, communication, web experience, and interface design. The course integrates immersion in social media with consideration of several theoretical perspectives from diverse fields. Students complete an original research project customized to fit individual or team interests. The course encourages theoretical and methodological diversity. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Technology
Department: Purdue Polytechnic Inst Admin

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: 1. Conduct independent research with and about social media on topics of their own interest. 2. Recognize the defining principles of social media. 3. Recognize the changes effected by social media in some major aspects of culture and society, as well as their own area of interest. 4. Identify major trends in social media research. 5. Create social media solutions and apply them to their own area of interest.

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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