Digital Media

Universal Media and Journalistic Technologies

In the rapidly and radically changing media industry, a majority of workers say they need more training. From craft skills training and new media technologies the digital age has revolutionized the media world. The speed at which information moves - and the new ways people consume it - is transforming. CWA/NETT Academy in partnership with the CWA Media Sectors are offering classes to become more familiar with these new and emerging technologies in the media and journalistic fields.

Whether it is broadcast, published, produced, printed, or posted the labor is changing and media workers are challenged to evolve their skill sets.

Courses in Universal Media and Journalistic Technologies

Taken in part or whole these courses are ideal for the mass communications professional who desires to become more skilled and versatile in today's evolving media related technologies. The courses in the program are intended to mirror today's advanced learning environment and are offered on-line and in a blended online-seminar format to meet the various demanding schedules for CWA members.

Special attention will be given to writing for the various forms of the industry whether it is for television, print, or web platforms. Courses may be taken al-la-carte or towards the certificate program.

Coursework Includes

CIS 3006 Digital Photography*
ITN 140 Digital Editing (Photoshop)
CIS 3013 Basic Videography*
CIS 3007 Digital Video Editing (Avid)*
ITN 110 Web Design (Dreamweaver)

* Can also be taken with an optional 20 hours hands-on seminar with a group of 8 or more. Please contact Kevin Celata for information. Kcelata@cwa-union.org

Delivery

The courses in the program are intended to mirror today's advanced learning environment.

On-line: Classes are available five times throughout the year and typically runs 10-12 weeks. A dedicated instructor is assigned to you and is available throughout the training period. Training resources include books, manuals, labs, and multimedia experiences.

Blended/on-site: Classes are centered on the on-line environment with the added feature of an on-site seminar or lab experience for typically 2 days.

Brochure/Catalog

The following are available for download to print:

TNG/CWA

Founded as a print journalists' union, the Guild today is primarily a media union whose members are diverse in their occupations, but who share the view that the best working conditions are achieved by people who have a say in their workplace.

We have more than 34,000 members in the United States, Canada and in Puerto Rico, and we are journalists, sales and media workers of all kinds.

NABET/CWA

National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians-Communications Workers of America, is a Union devoted to aiding workers like you who are employed in the broadcasting, distributing, telecasting, recording, cable, video, sound recording and related industries in North America.

Nationally NABET represents over 10,000 workers employed in the broadcast field, and along with CWA (Communications Workers of America) represents over 600,000 workers in the public and private sector in the United States.

PPMWS/CWA

The Printing, Publishing and Media Workers Sector of CWA represents women and men in a diverse range of occupations in daily newspapers, commercial printing and mailing operations, graphic design, specialty manufacturing, publishing and distribution as well as the U. S. Government Printing Office. Our union combines the proud heritage of the venerable International Typographical Union-the oldest continuously operating union in America-with the dynamic vision of the Communications Workers of America. The combination of these two influences provides our members and their families with responsive representation and progressive programs.

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  1. A 100 percent refund shall be made if the student officially withdraws prior to end of the drop/add period as noted in the College calendar. Also, a student is eligible for a 100 percent refund if the class in which the student is officially registered is canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
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