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2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Multimedia Communications, Certificate

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This certificate program prepares students for employment in the fields of computers, arts, and education. The program is interdisciplinary in nature, integrating specialized knowledge and skills from three academic areas at Raritan Valley Community College: computer information systems, communications and commercial art.

Graduates are able to:

  • define multimedia and relate its components to traditional presentation techniques
  • identify hardware and software used in multimedia
  • discuss the features of well designed multimedia presentations
  • discuss the use of text, graphics, sound, video, and animation in multimedia
  • create and present multimedia presentations in multiple media using appropriate text, graphics, sound, video and animation software
  • identify the system resources required for various types of multimedia presentations
  • interpret current copyright laws concerning multimedia
  • locate resources on the Internet that are used in creating multimedia presentations
  • open, convert, and electronically transfer computer files with various file extensions and sizes
  • demonstrate proficiency in using the computer to collect, prepare and present documents that summarize and synthesize information used in making decisions
  • apply knowledge of other disciplines to problem-solving and decision-making
  • recognize the ethical issues surrounding the use of computers in creating multimedia presentations
  • analyze data and create presentations and other documents that communicate ideas effectively
  • recognize the commonalities and differences in values, perspectives and behaviors of diverse people in the development of multimedia presentations


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