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Beginner Level

Curiosity and interest

Approx. 16 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Define and describe the relationship between fandom, popular culture, and digital media as each impact our identity and interactions with others

  • Apply critical self-reflection and close reading frameworks through personal and professional writing

  • Engage with pop culture and fandom communities by leveraging online platforms to make connections and synthesize learning

  • Reflect on your personal relationship to social media, identity, representation, and social interaction online

Skills you will gain

  • analysis
  • Social Media
  • Writing
  • close reading
  • digital literacy
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Beginner Level

Curiosity and interest

Approx. 16 hours to complete
English

Offered by

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University of Colorado Boulder

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Fandom, Popular Culture, and Digital Media in Context

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 26 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Social Media, Representation, and Participatory Culture

4 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 21 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Experience, Ideology, and Pop Culture Interpretation

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 8 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

The Dark Side of Social Media

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 22 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes

About the Fandom and Popular Culture in the Digital Age Specialization

Fandom and Popular Culture in the Digital Age

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