Introduction to Digital Media Production

COMM 185

Introduction to the field of digital media, including the profession, career options, industry trends, technology tools, and production requirements. Explores the use of computer-based tools in the design and authoring of interactive digital media by creating and editing digital video, images, sounds, text and motion graphics. Integrates technical skills with Web 2.0 modes of publishing content, such as social networks, streaming technology, RSS, podcasting, etc. Emphasis given to organizational and ministry contexts of digital media for students preparing to enter vocational ministry in today’s digital culture. Introductory skills prepare students for the Video Production I & II courses.