Each of the 16 lessons in this unit is available as a PDF. The overview contains a brief description of each lesson.
Lesson 1: Ethical Decision-Making
Lesson 2: Why Social Media?
Lesson 3: Social Media Usage
Lesson 4: Social Media Survey
Lesson 5: Social Media Plan
Lesson 6: Law Review
Lessons 7 and 8: A Look at Social Media Policies (two-part lesson)
Lesson 9: Social Media Roles
Lesson 10: Cyberbullying
Lesson 11: About Facebook
Lesson 12: Twitter Time
Lesson 13: Social Media Messages
Lesson 14: Verification
Lesson 15: Reporting With Social Media
Lesson 16: Social Media Education
Lesson formats are based on a model provided as part of Kent State University’s online master’s program.
General unit bibliography:
“How Good People Make Tough Choices: Resolving the Dilemmas of Ethical Living” by Rushworth M. Kidder
“The Elements of Journalism: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect” by Bill Kovach & Tom Rosenstiel
“Model Social Media Policy for Missouri School Districts” by Matthew Schott, co-president, Missouri Interscholastic Press Association