Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

The Power of Social Media and Effects on Children Teach-Out

University of Michigan

This Teach-Out examined the landscape of social media and its effects on children and teenagers. Learners were encouraged to think critically about their social media use, adopt safe social media practices, practice empathy and self-regulation, and become informed digital citizens.

2 weeks, 2 hours per week

Educators

Lauren Budde

Director of Open Learning Initiatives | Center for Academic Innovation

University of Michigan

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • Explore the landscape of social media and its societal relevance
  • Discuss the positive and negative effects of social media on mental health, well-being, self-image, and connection to others
  • Describe research on the positive and negative consequences of teenagers' use of mobile media and communication
  • Reflect on the importance of the parental voice in the elementary, middle and high school social media space
  • Improve understanding of responsible social media use, strategic navigation of online communities, and digital citizenship

Syllabus

  • Overview of social media, platforms, and influencers
  • Social media risks, rewards, and responsibilities
  • Mental and emotional impacts of social media use
  • Digital citizenship

Issued on 22nd April 2022

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Free online course:

The Power of Social Media and Effects on Children Teach-Out

University of Michigan