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Digital Portfolio Development MDIA 2025

Media Communications Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Students collect their best work into a targeted interactive portfolio. During the duration of this course, students may start new projects or refine existing ones in specific disciplines to further develop their research, management, design and programming skills in a self-directed format. A personal brand and self-promotional materials will be defined by each student to reflect their qualities, values and professional accomplishments. Students present their portfolios at the end of the course. Students are be assessed by a combination of individual projects and a group peer critique.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$598.54 - $632.67 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of MDIA 2025 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 89511

Duration

Thu Jan 04 - Thu Mar 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 89511
  • Domestic fees $598.54
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 21 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Edward Fajardo

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$598.54

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please log into learn.bcit.ca using your BCIT student email and password on the first day of class. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. Students who are currently registered in one or more part-time courses can purchase a subscription for Adobe Creative Cloud Pro at a discount through BCIT’s new software portal kb.bcit.ca/student/adobe-creative-cloud-subscription-part-time-student-3130/
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of MDIA 2025 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 67217

Duration

Thu Apr 04 - Thu Jun 20 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 67217
  • Domestic fees $632.67
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 20 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Edward Fajardo

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$632.67

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please log into learn.bcit.ca using your BCIT student email and password on the first day of class. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. Students who are currently registered in one or more BCIT Flexible Learning courses are eligible for a free Adobe Creative Cloud subscription from BCIT. Up to two weeks prior to their course start date (and not before), please visit kb.bcit.ca, select the Student Resources section, and search for “Adobe Creative Cloud”, then follow the instructions in the article found to claim your free subscription.
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Produce an industry-quality digital portfolio and exhibits that demonstrates creative, development and professional skills under multiple disciplines.
  • Plan and implement search engine optimization and metadata for portfolio site and professional social media communications.
  • Research, write, report, document, store and package information in a variety of formats.
  • Integrate principles of visual design and self-promotion into the creation and evaluation of one's own work and the assessment of the work of peers.
  • Use a portfolio as a tool for displaying, communicating, promoting and marketing purposes.
  • Give and receive constructive feedback on portfolio work.
  • Use current applications of the Adobe Cloud Creative Suite and current new media design tools.
  • Recognize differences between freelancing and employment showcase digital portfolios.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

Digital Portfolio Development (MDIA 2025) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
    Certificate Part-time
  2. User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design
    Associate Certificate Part-time

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Full-Stack Web Development
    Diploma Full-time

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