Coded For Success: A Look at Comm 352 Computer-Mediated Communication

Getting a college education is the pathway to finding or pursuing your passions and launching your career. Through a liberal arts education that includes general education classes, major classes, minor classes, and general electives, Shepherd students expand their horizons with an array of new knowledge, experiences and skills. That’s a lot to show off to future employers!

The best way to flaunt your stuff, the runway walk of business if you will, is the resumé and one Shepherd Communication class takes it to the next level!

Comm 352 Computer Mediated Communication is a major requirement in the Shepherd Communication 4268841912_c2b34ca43c_mdepartment. That means everyone has to take it. But, it’s great at making you look good. It teaches you the fundamentals of how to communicate effectively and impressively on the web, such as through proper HTML code.

These skills not only help you understand how communication works, but provide you with tools to wow a future partner or employer.

Coding your own resume in HTML is one of the many practical projects you will enjoy in this class. Not only does it show how awesome you are by showing all of your experience and skills, it also shows that you can code like a champ!

Sample HTML coded resume

Samples from my HTML coded resume. Click to enlarge.

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Samples from my HTML coded resume. Click to enlarge.

The skillet can take you far beyond building a resumé, of course. You are only limited by your imagination when it comes to coding. Communication student David Donohue recently discussed how he uses what he learned in Comm 352 at his internship at a non-profit in Shepherdstown.

Learn more about the benefits of Comm 352 from Professor Larson. Want a taste of what learning coding is like? Check out codecademy.com today and experience a taste of the fun you will have in this class!

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