FVI 2003 Interpersonal Cyberviolence | UNB

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Interpersonal Cyberviolence

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Family Violence Issues FVI 2003 Three (3) credit hours

This course address and identifies gender stereotypes that directly lead to gender-based cyber violence and the ways in which these ideologies set the stage for victim blaming discourses. Within this course you will learn about gender hate speech, cyber exploitation and blackmail, non-consensual intimate photo sharing, misogyny, swatting, doxing, trolling, etc. This course is cross listed as SOCI 2003. Credit can only be obtained for one of FVI 2003 and SOCI 2003.

Disclaimer: Some of the content may include topics that students could find traumatizing, triggering or offensive. The material in this course can include strong language, sexual content, violence and inequities.

Instructor: Shannon Waite (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: None

Why take this course?

  • This is a core course for the Family Violence Issues Certificate Program at UNB.
  • Learn how gender stereotypes and ideologies are directly related to cyberviolence.
  • Learn about the many forms of cyberviolence using relevant examples and theory.
  • Learn how to prevent cyberviolence, assist those experiencing it, and protect yourself against this pervasive crime.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 10 x Module Assignments (70% total)
  • 10 x Journal Reflection (10% total)
  • 1 x Research Paper (20% total)

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.