Tasks for Week 3

We’re getting ready for the third week in our class and we will now move full speed ahead with our social media projects.  Here’s an overview on what’s ahead this coming week. Please refer to Assignments and the Schedule for more details on the requirements and daily activities.

A special evening for everyone: We will have a casual potluck . . . → Read More: Tasks for Week 3

Social media campaigns for Iraq

This assignment is for the IYLEP students only. Alone or on a small group you will a social media strategy that is to be implemented after you return to Iraq. You need to present your project idea in class and submit a written strategy. Please use the following template for your written strategy and address all . . . → Read More: Social media campaigns for Iraq

Presentations by the IYLEP students on the regions of their homeland

By Savannah Green

From the country’s capital, Baghdad, all the way to the beautiful mountains in Kurdistan, our Iraqi classmates taught us to love their home as much as we love ours. Today in class we all got to listen and watch as our Iraqi classmates shared their favorite places, foods, nature scenes, and cultural beliefs with . . . → Read More: Presentations by the IYLEP students on the regions of their homeland

Tasks for Week 1

Here’s an overview on what you need to do during our first week. Please refer to Assignments and the Schedule for more details on the requirements and daily activities.

Before getting started, every student needs to sign up for accounts on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. Existing accounts on these platforms can be used for this class.

Also, . . . → Read More: Tasks for Week 1

Introduction to social media uses and campaigns

Social media have not only revolutionized how we communicate, but also have a profound impact on global politics and business. Tuesday’s (July 6) lecture by Dr. Messner gives an overview on the development of social media platforms as networking and organizing tools in the United States and their global impact, especially during the . . . → Read More: Introduction to social media uses and campaigns