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New Media Communications Certificate

We're transitioning to a new registration system. If you're looking for a course that starts after July 1, 2017 visit saskpolytech.ca/part-time-studies.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create websites, develop interactive media productions, create animations and graphics, edit digital audio or video? The New Media Communications certificate is a generalist program in which you will use a variety of up-to-date software and state of the art facilities to create a wide selection of projects. You will also complete a portfolio of work. You will be introduced to a wide range of media related topics and learn design and production skills in:
  • graphic interface desiggraphic creation and editing
  • web page development
  • digital photograpy
  • writing
  • concept development
  • management principles
  • usability studies
  • digital audio
  • digital video
  • 2D animation
  • 3D modeling and animation
Selected courses for this program are available through distance learning. The program is available full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus in Prince Albert and Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus in Regina. For complete program information, check the program page. Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and transfer credit may be options for receiving credit. For further information see the PLAR candidate guide (pdf) or the transfer credit page.
You will continue to expand your HTML skills as you learn to develop DHTML-based websites. You will acquire skills in Cascading Style Sheets, layers, form creation and JavaScript programming. You will use DHTML to provide animation and enhanced navigational structures for web pages. In addition, you will learn about the components of project proposals, develop a proposal and then develop the actual project.

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You will practice fundamental employability skills related to oral and written communications. You will also practice employability skills related to working effectively with others. You will learn personal employability skills and the effect of attitudes and behaviours on a successful job search.

This course uses an asynchronous tool, allowing access to course material at a time that is convenient to the student.

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Building on your existing Flash knowledge and skills, you will learn advanced Flash features (including ActionScript programming to increase interactivity and to develop non-linear presentations).

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You will learn how to use the basic components of the Flash software program. Using Flash’s interface, drawing tools, animation and tweening, you will create and present a Flash project.

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You will learn the basics of programming in JavaScript and apply those skills to enhance web pages. Your studies will include the examination and use of the programming model, programming concepts, events and event handlers, and variable methods. You will also study and use the Document Object Model and recognize browser and platform compatibility issues related to the use of JavaScript.

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You will learn computer application programs used to prepare and edit graphics, text and animation for the web. You will acquire knowledge and technical skills in the use of these programs to develop specific components for the web. You will learn how to use basic HTML and web authoring applications to create basic websites. A basic understanding of computer terminology and operations is necessary for successful course completion.

Equivalent course(s): Advanced Page Assembly (GRPH 260)

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