Digital Voices is an unique 2 credit block Digital Media (IWAR4S and WEGR4S) course designed for students interested in digital story-telling through e-collaboration and social media. The focus of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to embrace, document, depict and digitize all components of our cultures (the Seven Sacred Teachings, traditional stories, rituals, religious artifacts, etc.) while experimenting with digital media with students from around the world. Students will create digital media projects by combining traditional and digital media platforms including: web management platforms, photography, image manipulation, app development, video-editing, sound-editing, animation, motion graphics, special effects and vector design. Students will have an opportunity to collaborate with peers and experts in the industry through blogs, social media and video conferencing. Learn more by visiting: www.digitalvoices.ca and www.soapboxED.org
In addition to successfully completing this 2 credit course, student with a 80% (or higher) and who meet the articulation agreement setup, will receive a Digital Media credit at the University of Winnipeg
Course Outline: Digital Voices course outline 2013
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Digital Voices is a 2012 Finalist for the Adobe® Educators’ Choice Awards!
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