CSPH 1000-002 - Connected or Disconnected: Social Media and Your Wellbeing

Course Description

Explore how your relationship with social media affects your overall wellbeing. This online
course examines the impact that digital decisions make in daily life. You will assess your online
presence and develop skills to have a more meaningful relationship with social media.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Analyze your social media presence and behaviors and identify their impact on your
  • life
  • Discuss the risks and benefits of creating a digital footprint
  • Develop a set of skills to have a more beneficial relationship with social media
  • Identify and use digital tools to enhance wellbeing, including behavior tracking,
  • behavior change, and compassion technology
  • Discuss how personal relationships are enhanced or diminished by social media
  • Discuss how you can use social media to create positive social impact

Course Outline

Week 1. Saying Hello to Your Digital Self
Week 2. Getting to Know Distraction and Addiction
Week 3. Relating to Others
Week 4. Managing Stress, Fear, and Safety in a Digital World
Week 5. Social Media and Emotions
Week 6. Getting Physical with Technology
Week 7. Working the Crowd: How Ideas Spread through Social Media

Course Details

Course Format: 
Online
Course ID: 
CSPH 1000
Semesters Course Offered: 
Fall
Course Flyer: 
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