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MDIA 1112 - Introduction to Blogs

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Participants will learn about the philosophies behind the blogosphere. Additionally they will learn about blogging technology and tools. Through workshops, they will develop their blog finding, reading and writing skills. Will also cover social bookmarking, tracking topics, social networking and emerging practices in audio and video blogging.

Prerequisite(s)

Knowledge of web writing and HTML would be an asset for this course.

Credits

1.5

This course was retired after the Fall 2008 term and is no longer offered through BCIT Part-time Studies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to the blogosphere/historical background.
  • Introduction to blogging tools and technology.
  • Introduction to social networking tools.
  • Blogging best practices and writng style.
  • How to build your community and traffic.

Effective as of Winter 2006

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