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Cultivating Sources XBST 1002

Broadcast and Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Discover how searches, sources, statistics, and interview subjects can be a treasure trove of valuable material. Whether it's in business, journalism, education, or many other fields – it's critical to have reliable sources and contacts. But how do you find them, and more importantly keep them? Join former broadcast journalist and BCIT graduate Mike Killeen to discover how to develop contacts and sources and use their information in your field of interest. Guest speakers include BC's top investigators.​

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

1.0

Not offered this term
This course is not offered this term through BCIT Part-time Studies. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe how to build a contact and source base
  • Demonstrate how to use information obtained from sources
  • Apply standards and principles on the usage of sourced information
  • List examples when you shouldn't report sourced information

Effective as of Winter 2022

Related Programs

Cultivating Sources (XBST 1002) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Investigative Research
    Microcredential Part-time

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