MEDIA 201, Contemporary Media

An overview of contemporary forms of media, including contemporary print, video, audio, websites, and social media.

   • Identify and describe the various forms of contemporary media and discuss their impact on society and culture

   • Identify and describe the various forms of patronage, advertising, and finance in media

   • Identify and describe the various technologies used in producing digital media

   • Build a website using a content management system (Joomla or WordPress)

   • Create a media campaign using online digital technologies

Course Details:  Sheetfed presses and digital printing; digital books; social media; websites; Google marketing & search engine optimization; Apple; Steve Jobs & Steve Wozniak; Tour of Adobe Creative Suite; videography, video and audio editing; media distribution; the future of television and the 30 second commercial