Format: Self-paced Course
Developed with: funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services
Length: 1 hour

Over 70% of adults are now using a social networking site of some kind, and these online interactions can have real-life implications. This course provides guidelines for what should and should not be shared online, how to build social capital and how to put your best foot forward when using social media.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the benefits of building a positive social media presence.
  • Make informed decisions about sharing personal information on social media.
  • Employ strategies for posting information that build positive social media capital.


Course Design: Jamie Matczak and Amy Calhoun