Current Online Course Schedule

This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Social Media for Business

This course explores social media use from a business perspective. Students learn how to develop a social media strategy to promote business, build stronger customer relations, target a broad base or niche audience, and develop effective marketing and advertising techniques that enhance Web presence and coordinate a common message across multiple channels. Students explore historical development as well as emerging trends in Web applications and services that facilitate creativity, collaboration, and information sharing among users and business.

Subject: CSIT
Course Number: 155
Section Number: 1959
Units: 3
Instructor: Faulk,Claudia

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
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Office hours: By arrangement
Instructor notes: This class is taught by Claudia Faulk. The class is conducted online. Class begins the week of 1/23/17. Please email during the week before class starts to let me know you are still interested in being enrolled. If I don't hear from you, I may give your spot away.

We will use Blackboard for this class as well as multiple social media platforms. Our Blackboard should be available several days before class starts.

Email if you have additional questions.

Required books:
Get up to Speed with Online Marketing: How to Use Websites, Blogs, Social Networking and Much More, Reed, ISBN 9780133066272

Likeable Social Media: [Revised & Expanded Version March 2015] How to Delight Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing on Facebook (& Other Social Networks), Kerpen, 978-­-0071836326

Both books are also available within the library at the closed reserve desk and also available through the EOPS Textbook Lending Library.

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