Saint John the Evangelist
PS 506: Informational Technology in the Pastoral
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.
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.
Saint John the Evangelist Seminary
An Online Academic Program