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2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook 
2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

YS 606 - Youth Identity: Virtual Environments (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: YS 600   and YS 610  
This course is designed to prepare youth practitioners to respond to the needs and interests of young people as expressed through virtual environments. It provides opportunities to explore how young people use virtual environments to construct their identities and navigate social space. Students will explore current social networking technologies, understand how young people navigate these systems for relational purposes, and critically examine the risks as well as developmental benefits of virtual environments.