All students will complete a senior research project under the direction of a faculty mentor. This capstone project builds upon work done in previous courses, allowing students to apply methods of scholarly and/or action research to issues of their own choosing.
Web 2.0 technologies have allowed computer users to connect and communicate their shared experiences with others in ways that have otherwise been impossible. Web 2.0 has allowed social network website users to, “electronically network with people who could provide valuable insight and connections to prospective employers” (Lee 2009). As many students are preparing to graduate college, they must not only prepare a physical resume, but also a virtual one filled with information that can advance their standing in a tough job market. This study hypothesizes that the likelihood of employers screening-out or screening-in potential employees based on their online posted content depends on the economic sector of their organization.
- The Impact of Web 2.0 Tools on Employment demonstrates the following competencies: Critical Thinking, Communication, Creativity, Cultural Diversity and Social Responsibility and Knowledge Base.