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Performance Development BCST 3251

Broadcast Communications Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Do you want to narrate or announce over your own video production, be the "voice" on your website, or enhance your own podcast or public presentation? This practical vocal, movement, and acting course provides the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of your own voice and its potential through personal exploration and technical exercises. Whether you are an actor, media announcer/journalist, or someone committed to improving your presentation's impact, this course offers the techniques and practice to improve your skills.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of BCST 3251 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 48149


Sat Sep 24 - Sat Dec 03 (9 weeks)

  • 9 weeks
  • CRN 48149
  • $663.32
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 24 - Dec 03 Sat 10:00 - 15:00 Burnaby SE10 Rm. 161

Tammy Bentz

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. Students will need to bring a scribbler, pencil, pen, file folder and yoga mat or towel for all in person classes. There will be no classes on October 8th and November 12th.

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. 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:

  • Compose and perform a personal vocal warm-up and/or workout.
  • Understand and identify vocal resonators.
  • Improve presentation and acting abilities through acting and improvisation exercises.
  • Demonstrate script breakdown skills.
  • Present texts in a compelling performance with appropriate vocal techniques.
  • Demonstrate the skill to play with subtexts/thoughts/emotions under the words.
  • Successfully interpret direction/directing words to refine delivery.
  • Apply different vocal techniques and exercises to speak in front of any audience with ease.
  • Assess whether you have captured and maintained the attention of the audience.

Effective as of Winter 2021

Related Programs

Performance Development (BCST 3251) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Broadcast and Digital Journalism
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Radio Arts and Entertainment
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Video Production and Editing
    Associate Certificate Part-time


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