CYW377 - Impact of Social Networking

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Subject Title
Impact of Social Networking

Subject Description
The aim of this subject is to introduce the student to the study of current trends of communication and their impact on our relations and our environment. This is an important learning experience for any student entering the human service profession. This subject will study the variety of ways in which communication trends i.e social networking, text communication, cyber bullying, and internet site, can have an impact on the lives of children and youth. The subject material will acquaint the student with the knowledge and understanding of this area necessary to present to clients in the field. Students will learn to recognize age related norms and be able to apply these observations to programming techniques. The student will also become familiar with ideas and challenges in working with the modern day child and adolescent recognizing the prevalence of these forms of communication.

Credit Status
one credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this subject, students will:

? Demonstrate an understanding of the historical foundation of text communicating and social networking

? Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of cyber bullying

? Describe the role the social networking is having on children and youth

? Examine the impact of text communication between clients and workers

? Examine the impact of social networking and its relation
to the client worker relationship

? Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate client
worker boundaries according to the relevant professional
code of ethics

? Work as a productive team member in classroom activities

? Apply effective principles of text and web related

? Recognize the principals for good mental health and self

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