COMM 307 - Survey of Media Topics in the Social Sciences
Section: 005 The Electronic Sandman: Media Use and Sleep
Term: WN 2019
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication and Media
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 102, another SS course, or sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Sleep has become a global public health issue: around one in three American adults is sleeping less than the recommended amount and teenagers are coping with a chronic sleep debt of 1 – 2 hours per day. The global epidemic of sleep insufficiency has sparked research into its causes, and research has identified media as one of the possible culprits. The goal of this course is to introduce students to the study of media use and sleep. We will integrate research from biology, psychology, and media research studies to develop a clear picture of the functioning of sleep, its importance for general health, and the ways in which media use might intervene in attaining sufficient sleep. Insights from this course will not only enhance students’ insights in their own sleep and how it affects their daily functioning, but will allow them to critically evaluate sleep research and guidelines, and formulate strategies for intervention and improvement

COMM 307 - Survey of Media Topics in the Social Sciences
Schedule Listing
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32375
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
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32477
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3Comm St Major
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Tu 5:00PM - 6:00PM
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32478
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1Comm St Major
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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32479
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1Comm St Major
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
005 (LEC)
 
32799
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
006 (DIS)
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32804
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
007 (DIS)
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32805
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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32812
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Tu 2:00PM - 3:00PM
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