Saint John the Evangelist Seminary

A Commitment of the Evangelical Catholic Church for Academic Formation

Est. 2006





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PS 506: Informational Technology in the Pastoral Setting   (1CH) 
Course Syllabus


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Course Description:

This course examines the strategic use of digital and social media platforms and tools for public communications and the application of Media and Communication Theory applied to social media research. There is an emphasis on hands-on experience and skill. Students will analyze various digital and social media platforms and tools for developing professional profiles, creating professional learning networks, creating professional content, engaging and collaborating. Students will learn how to use social media to conduct research, improve job performance, increase communication effectiveness and efficiency, and develop strategies for integrating, evaluating and planning social media to achieve positive results. Students will critically assess social media and research future developments of social media in public communications.


Course Outline:

  • What is IT?

  • Why use IT at the pastoral level?

  • Google, FaceBook, YouTube and Skype.

  • Select examples of effective and ineffective application of IT within the pastoral setting.

  • Engaging social media.





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