2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 14, 2024  
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COM 376, 377 - Youth Media

Course unit(s): 1
Meets GAR: Meets general academic requirement W when offered as 377.
Prerequisite(s): COM 201 Media & Society  and COM 231 Documentary Research .
This course introduces students to the theory, practice, and impact of youth media programs in local and international contexts.  Students will also use media production to participate in fieldwork activities that contribute to HYPE, a media/youth development program housed in the department of Media and Communication at Muhlenberg College.  Class projects will document and explore the possibilities of media making to promote young people’s twenty-first century skills of digital communication and critical literacy, and their participation as agents of community change.



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