Other Selfie Syllabi and Teaching Resources
Besides our Selfie Course, other scholars, teachers, and instructors have used selfies pedagogically.
Mark Marino is a professor of writing at USC. Inspired by our Selfie Course, he taught a #SelfieClass called “Selves and Selfies” and has generated a lot of great material for teaching selfies.
- Course readings
- Essay assignment “Know Thy Selfie — An exercise in Selfie Reflection”
- Assignment “Why do my Facebook friends look just like me?”
- Assignment “Speculative Selfies”
- Assignment “Unpacking videos”
Miriam Posner is teaching a class at UCLA called “Selfies, Snapchat & Cyberbullies: Coming of Age Online.” Her class website includes assignments, a reading schedule, and resources on digital ethnography.
Tara Zepel is currently teaching at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and has developed a course, Studying Selfies. The syllabus includes a Selfie Exhibition assignment and an example schedule.
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