Apr 25, 2017

Delhi University could add Facebook course to English degrees

Now Delhi University begs to differ - and hopes to add "Facebook post writing" to its English curriculum. DU is among India's premier universities, with alumni including the country's prime minister Narendra Modi, and Burmese Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi. Professor Christel Devadawson, head of the university's English department, told the BBC that Facebook updates would be part of a Skill Enhancement Course - a non-academic module designed to teach vocational skills. DU is not the first university to approach Facebook with an academic eye. The UK's University of Salford was offering a master's degree in social media as far back as 2009.

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