Spreadable Media in the Classroom

As we begin a new semester, here is a list of some of the places where Spreadable Media is being used in the classroom, along with links to the available online syllabi:
  • University of North Dakota Communication Professor Kyle Conway used Spreadable Media in his “Social Implications of an Information Society” course this semester. Find the syllabus, and class blog, here.
  • University of Oregon visiting scholar Helen De Michiel used Spreadable Media in her Mass Media & Society “Participatory Media and Social Practice” course for the School of Journalism and Communication. Find the syllabus, and class blog, here.
  • Paul Valéry University, Montpellier III’s Claire Chatelet (in France) lists Spreadable Media among the required readings for her cinema class on uses and challenges of digital audiovisual media.
  • Suellen Adams includes Spreadable Media as a required text for her “Social Media for Information Specialists” class at the University of Texas at Austin’s School of Information.
  • Jacqueline Vickery included Spreadable Media as a required text for her “New Media Theories” class at the University of North Texas’ Department of Radio, Television, & Film.
  • Renira Rampazzo Gambarato, assistant professor of media communications at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Russia, includes Spreadable Media as a “core source” for her “Transmedia Storytelling” course.
  • Southern Polytechnic State University’s Mark Nunes is using Spreadable Media in his “Media Theory & Practice” course for the Communiction department.
  • Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand) lecturer Michael Daubs is using Spreadable Media for his “New Media: Theory and Practice class.
  • Drew University’s Sandra Jamieson includes Spreadable Media among the required reading for ENGL 219: “Blogs, Tweets, & Social MediaWriting with Clarity and Style in the New Millennium.”
  • Clayton State University’s Steve Spence includes Spreadable Media as a required text for his Communication and Media Studies “Social Media course.
  • New York University’s Melanie Kohnen includes excerpts and online pieces from Spreadable Media in her “Transmedia Television” senior seminar.
  • Kathi Inman Berens includes the introduction of Spreadable Media in her “Digital Humanities & New Media: An Introduction” class for Marylhurst University’s English Literature & Writing Department.
  • Northwestern University’s Aymar Jean Christian includes a chapter from Spreadable Media in his “Power in Entertainment” class.
  • Ravensbourne’s James Morris includes Spreadable Media among the recommended reading for his “Digital Advertising: Art Direction and Copywriting” class.
  • Daiane Scaraboto’s Social Media Marketing class at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile recently read and shared online questions/discussion about the If It Doesn’t Spread, It’s Dead white paper from the project that eventually led to the Spreadable Media book. See the class notes and reactions here.