The following assignment allows you to write a paper and presentation as if you were going to a conference.
Congratulations! The proposal you submitted to the Information and Communication Technologies Conference at MIT this year has been accepted! You are now going to prepare both a paper and a presentation for a highly engaged audience of conference participants.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper and accompanying presentation evaluating the evolution, current impact, and future possibilities of computer-mediated communication (CMC).
Research and cite at least five scholarly sources in your paper.
Complete the following in your paper:
- Critically examine at least two aspects of CMC studies, such as social media or video games.
- Theorize about the positive and negative directions CMC could take in society.
- Identify avenues where CMC could make a difference–socially, medically, educationally, politically, and otherwise.
- Explain the role of privacy in computer mediated communication.
Create a 5- to 7-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation highlighting the main points of your research paper. Include at least one audience interactive component.
Submit both your paper and presentation with appropriate course-level APA7 formatting.