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BCST 1121 - Discover Your Inner Storyteller

Broadcast Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

From traditional broadcasting to podcasting and viral video, new methods of reaching an audience are developing all the time yet good storytelling and pure human communication will never become obsolete. The focus of this course is creating compelling and powerful content that will stand out in this cluttered new media landscape.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$392.97 - $400.98 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2020

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

CRN 80206

Tue Jan 07 - Tue Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 24 Online

Instructor

Martin Strong

Course Outline

Cost

$392.97

Notes

  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.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Spring/Summer 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 62801

Tue Apr 07 - Tue Jun 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 07 - Jun 23 Online

Instructor

Martin Strong

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$400.98

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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16 seats available as of Feb 24, 2020 12:09 pm (PST). Of these 16, 10 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

Learning Outcomes

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

Identify professional communicators and provide examples of the most successful forms of social media they engage.

  • Define the elements of corporate story-telling.
  • Describe the concept of narrowcasting.
  • Provide examples of how to weave your own personality into any message.
  • Develop the skills to communicate a focused message clearly.
  • Use humour, emotion, and opinion in your story-telling.
  • Transition your work from the written word to a relaxed, live presentation in front of the camera.
  • Create succinct and entertaining Twitter and FaceBook content that enhances your personal brand.
  • Demonstrate effective online strategies for getting your content seen by the most viewers using social equity.

Effective as of Fall 2012

Related Programs

BCST 1121 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Broadcast and Digital Journalism
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Radio Arts and Entertainment
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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