Week 2 – Discussion 2
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
|Join the Conversation: Social Media [WLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4] [CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 5]|
|Prepare: Prior to beginning work on this discussion, watch the video From Facebook to friendship | Ashford University (Links to an external site.) and explore Ashford University Social Media Platforms. Read Module 4 in your course textbook and the Week 2 Instructor Guidance. In Module 4, read about the different ways in which blogs and social media can be used to enhance your personal and academic life.|
|Reflect: Think about how we utilize social media to make personal and academic connections with others. Think about the benefits and drawbacks of using blogs and social media such as the scenario presented in the video, as well as how you plan to maintain your privacy while online. You are encouraged to get involved and start building your academic community. Find some of your peers online and get connected!|
|Respond to peers: Review your classmates’ posts and respond to at least two of your peers by Day 7. You may respond in writing or video. Compare their experiences using social media with your own. Share ideas or ways to further protect your privacy while engaging online through Social Media. Each peer response should be at least 75 words in length.|