Using the Social and Digital Future – STCO 462

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 11/01/2021

Course Description

This course will demystify the emerging social, digital and technology trends, and help students apply these trends in a dramatically changing marketplace.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.

Rationale

The purpose of this class is to give students direct experiential insight into understanding and applying new social media and digital technologies to the global marketplace.

Course Assignment

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview. 

Discussions (4)

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to provide a thread in response to the provided prompt for each Discussion. The first Discussion is an introduction video. Each thread must be 300–400 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to two other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be 150–200 words.

Course Project: Summary Assignment

The Course Project: Summary Assignment is the first part of the Course Project: Final Paper and Video Assignment. The student will choose an organization, product, service, etc. as the focus of the final project, and an analytical approach. The student will put together a creative plan for a new or existing digital technology to grow a particular product/service/organization that is of interest, or describe an existing technology-based success. This assignment allows the instructor to ensure the student is on the right track for the Course Project: Final Paper and Video Assignment. 

Course Project: Final Paper and Video Assignment

This project has both written and video production components. The final submission will be a 4 – 6 page paper and a 30 – 60 second video. The student will choose an organization, product, service, etc. as the focus of the final project, and an analytical approach. The student will put together a creative plan for a new or existing digital technology to grow a particular product/service/organization that is of interest, or describe an existing technology-based success. This assignment builds off of the Course Project: Summary Assignment providing more in depth detail and video. 

Homework Assignments (22)

Each chapter contains problem assignments. Some contain a video to watch before answering questions while some contain websites to read through. Each problem assignment has tabs to click through when answering the questions.

Quizzes (4)

Each Quiz will cover the Learn material for the assigned modules. Each Quiz will be open-book/open-notes and contain multiple-choice, true/false, or matching questions as well as one essay question. There is no time limit on the quizzes.