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CST 147 - Electronic Media Communication

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 3

Develops best practices for professional presentations and electronic media. Focuses on developing effective, professional media for different settings. Introduces cloud-based technologies to create electronic media and communicate ideas and information. Examines best practices for attribution, accessibility, usability and developing content for target audiences.

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Produce context appropriate electronic media communications.
    1. Understand different contexts in which electronic presentations are most suitable.
    2. Identify the audience for a presentation when given the context and manner in which it will be presented and shared.
    3. Plan a presentation that is appropriate for the audience and context in which it will be used.
    4. Apply best design practices related to audience, context and venue(s) delivery.
    5. Develop appropriate content for target audience.
  2. Develop electronic media using a variety of applications.
    1. Research and gather resources for electronic media communication.
    2. Create unique electronic media and presentations utilizing a variety of applications and tools.
    3. Create supplemental presentation materials.
    4. Incorporate appropriate graphics and multimedia in electronic media.
    5. Apply best practices for media creation. 
  3. Share electronic media using a variety of delivery methods
    1. Use social media and networks to share and promote electronic media.
    2. Share supplemental presentation materials.
    3. Apply best practices in for sharing electronic media.
  4. Optimize electronic media usability.
    1. Organize content to maximize the effectiveness of the presented information.
    2. Test media on platforms, browsers and devices to be used by intended audience.
    3. Explore usability strategies.
  5. Apply best practices for communication of electronic media and content attribution.
    1. Apply audience appropriate settings for security and privacy.
    2. Understand Copyright and Fair Use guidelines related to the use and sharing of electronic and other copyrighted materials.
    3. Apply appropriate copyright and licensing regulations of graphics and media content.
    4. Demonstrate attribution of sources for content, graphics and multimedia.

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