Social Media

Social Media is a powerful tool for reaching an audience, but to accomplish your personal or business goals, you'll need to build a strategy, choose the appropriate social media platform(s), and follow the best practices of social media communication.
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Social Media users worldwide

Quick Facts about this Microcredential

What You’ll Learn

  • The kinds of information appropriate to reproduce and share publicly
  • Plan, execute, and assess ways to collaborate and communicate more effectively
  • Ethical considerations for sharing information
  • The necessity of attribution when borrowing the intellectual property of others
  • Development of Ethical Reasoning and Critical Thinking professional competencies

Things to Know

  • This microcredential is free to all current ACC students
  • Although not required, knowledge of software used to create and edit images and graphics and other interactive media may be helpful in this microcredential. Consider taking Photoshop for Web and Interactive Media microcredentials if you want to learn more. Curiosity and the willingness to try new things will enhance your learning experience as well.
  • This microcredential is part of the Interactive Presentations for Effective Communication ¬†Microcertificate

What You’ll Earn

Those completing the microcredential with an 80% or above will receive a portable digital badge that can be shared with employers or online on sites such as LinkedIn
Digital portable badge for Austin Community College District's Digital Fluency and Innovation Social Media microcredential
Time social media users spend on social media each day
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Microcredentials are a new way of learning at ACC


Unlike a traditional college course, the microcredentials are bite-sized, taking 5 weeks or less to complete


Enrollment is free to current ACC students (some microcredentials may require an additional purchase*)


A dedicated Digital Navigator will grade your work, provide helpful feedback, and answer questions


Learn on your own schedule with these microcredentials, and go as fast as you are able to master the content

* Check the Quick Facts section for details

This microcredential is being developed

Pilot sessions are planned to start in Spring 2024

Keep up-to-date with the latest news as this program develops