Introduction to Social Media

OSH 940 / Non Credit
Course taught in: English


Course Description:

Learn how to navigate in the Social Media World: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, and others.


Week 1 Facebook: You will learn how to connect with family and friends and other people you  know…sharing pictures, sending messages, and getting updates.

Week 2 Twitter is a microblogging site that you use to send and receive messages from friends and family… everyday exchanges, breaking news (sports and politics…) Let’s tweet back. 

Week 3 Instagram is a social media network that helps users find information regarding social living and shared pictures and videos.

Week 4 Snapchat is a messaging platform that lets you communicate with friends and family- on your mobile app on your iPhone or Android smartphone. Users can send pictures or short videos, up to ten seconds long.

Week 5 Pinterest is your social media platform… it allows users to visually share and discover new interests by posting images or videos online.

Week 6 Review all materials. Q&A.


Instructor:  Ms. Joan Nurse 


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This course is available as part of the following:

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Courses
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all OLLI at UM fall courses will be taught remotely, via Zoom.

OLLI 2020-2021 Membership is required to take this course and will be added to your cart upon enrollment. If you already have purchased a membership, you will not be charged for this membership.
OLLI 2020-2021 Membership Added to cart upon enrollment.
Starts: 8/1/2020 Ends: 7/31/2021