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BCST 0100 - Broadcast and Media Sampler

Broadcast Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This is a non-credit workshop designed to give the student a taste of the three full-time diploma programs offered in BCIT’s Broadcast and Media Communications. The course is 15 hours, divided into three 5 hour interactive workshops. Each workshop will be devoted to one of the three areas of study: TV and Video Production, Radio Arts and Entertainment, and Broadcast and Online Journalism. In each workshop the student will explore introductory concepts and hands-on technology specific to each program.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$135.17

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 45569

Sat Nov 23 - Sat Dec 07 3 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 23 - Dec 07 Sat 10:00 - 15:30 BBY SE10 Rm. 162

Instructor

Mary Kay Thurston

Course Outline

Cost

$135.17

Notes

  1. Those who attend the workshop will receive a tuition credit of $150 for a full-time Broadcast and Media Communications program if enrolled within three years.

Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 85781

Sat Mar 14 - Sat Mar 28 3 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 14 - Mar 28 Sat 10:00 - 15:30 BBY SE10 Rm. 162

Instructor

Mary Kay Thurston

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$135.17

Notes

  1. Those who attend the workshop will receive a tuition credit of $150 for a full-time Broadcast and Media Communications program if enrolled within three years. Contact the Program Assistant Angelina_Shine@bcit.ca to redeem.

Learning Outcomes

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

TV and Video Production:

  • Understand the basic principles of visual composition
  • Operate a basic professional video camera with audio equipment

Broadcast and Online Journalism:

  • Define and analyze the elements of an effective, focused story using journalistic principles
  • Write captivating headlines and stories for a news website
  • Produce online photos using effective photojournalism principles

Radio Arts and Entertainment:

  • Explore story-telling by creating a podcast or commercial
  • Analyze, interpret and voice a script to explore performance
  • Produce a radio show or podcast

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2018

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