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BCST 2216 - Introduction to New Media

Broadcast Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

The goal of this course is to teach students how to produce a journalism portfolio website with audio and video, and be comfortable working with content management systems and various media-hosting solutions. The focus of the course is to build on students' journalism skills by enabling them to post their own work.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Build a static website using Fireworks and Dreamweaver.
  • Distinguish between the various audio and video formats used on the web.
  • Convert audio and video into different formats.
  • Distinguish between delivery methods like streaming, progressive downloads and download.
  • Construct a basic leader for their portfolio.
  • Upload and maintain a journalism website/portfolio.
  • Be familiar enough with html/code to embed multimedia in a variety of formats, podcasts etc. into a website.

Effective as of Fall 2009

Related Programs

BCST 2216 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Broadcast and Media Communications - Broadcast Journalism
    Part-time   Certificate

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