Dec 01, 2021  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog
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COMM 685 - Future of Media and Society

Units: 4
Study of the landscape of current and future media with the aim of creating stories about emerging media. Covers short, medium and long-term evolution in technology and culture. Uses scenario planning as a technique for considering complex, unpredictable interrelationships.

Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Think critically about long-term issues media and organizational effectiveness and sustainability.
  2. Analyze significant trends about media and digital culture.
  3. Provide evidence-based claims addressing the future of media.
  4. Imagine innovative media and organizational transformation in 2040.
  5. Identify and explain different rates of societal and natural change over time as they relate to organizational transformation.

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