The growing use of the Internet and digital technologies in the media space and declining influence of traditional media demands an urgent need to increase the supply of journalists and associated professionals with cutting edge skills, who can write, edit and manage online content seamlessly for the benefit of their very sophisticated online audience.
African University College of Communication and International Institute for ICT Journalism (PenPlusBytes) ground breaking Certificate in New Media – Online Journalism course is designed to provide an exceptional opportunity for Journalists and allied professionals to acquire International standard training in New media using theoretical and practical approach.
The main highlights of certificate in New Media- Online Journalism course are:
- Introduction to online journalism and convergence
- Web 2.0 for journalists
- Writing and editing for the web
- New media Leadership and Management strategies
- Multimedia Production for the newsroom
The main goal of this programme is to increase the number of journalists and allied professional who are equipped with online skills in order for them to leverage the opportunities of the new media movement.
The course is going to take place at modern Discovery Campus of AUCC with cutting edge facilities, online tutorial support and well stocked new media library with each participant expected to acquire online skills, which they can take back and implement on the job in a very practical manner.