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Courses
Course # Courses Length (Hours) Distance Status
COMP1676 Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners

Description: If you're thinking of starting a blog or just beginning one, this course is for you. Perhaps you'd like to try out podcasting too. You can and it's easy. In this course, you'll learn how to create, manage, and promote your own blog and audio and video podcast using tools that you already have on your computer—no paid software or equipment is needed.

You'll begin by developing a plan for the content, setup, and long-term maintenance of a blog, and then you'll use free blogging software like Blogger and WordPress to put that plan into action. After that, you'll learn how to record a professional-sounding audio podcast with a very simple recording tool you already have. You'll edit the file with another free software program, add music to it, and then post it online for others to enjoy. Your instructor will guide you through all these steps. Finally, you'll find out how to record a video podcast. You'll use pre-recorded video to learn the editing process, and then you'll apply what you've learned to your own video file. You'll edit it, add special effects, drop in a podcasting-safe music file, and then publish it online.

Through hands-on exercises, you'll discover the benefits of using free web tools like Blogger, WordPress, Audacity, and YouTube. Guided by an expert instructor, you'll find that creating a blog and podcast is much easier than you ever imagined. And by the end of this course, you'll be amazed how much you've accomplished.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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24 Yes Details
COMP1297 Creating Mobile Apps with HTML5

Description: In this course, you'll learn how to imagine, design, build, and optimize a cross-platform mobile app using the very latest HTML5 standards. The result will be a mobile app that's fast and runs on just about any smartphone or tablet computer. You'll also learn some of the most sought-after skills in Web and mobile development.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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24 Yes Details
COMP1286 Creating Web Pages

Description: Create and post your very own Web site on the Internet using HTML in this extensive, hands-on, six week workshop. First, you'll learn about the capabilities of the World Wide Web and the fundamentals of web design. Then you'll plan the content, structure and layout of your Web site. You'll also learn critical and timely information on securing the best possible location in search engine listings, and powerful no-cost or low-cost web marketing strategies.
Requirements

• Internet access
• Email
• One of the following browsers:
o Mozilla Firefox
o Microsoft Internet Explorer (9.0 or above)
o Google Chrome
o Safari
• Adobe PDF plug-in (a free download obtained at Adobe.com .)
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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24 Yes Details
COMP1039 Creating WordPress Websites

Description: In these lessons, you'll get hands-on experience with this powerful tool as you create your own WordPress site and blog. As you walk through the process from start to finish, you'll find out how to use WordPress to create pages and posts, add images and videos, change a site's look and feel, and include user-friendly features. You'll discover the ease of using WordPress design themes to express your creativity, and you'll see how much fun it is to be part of the vibrant WordPress online community. visit www.ed2go.com/conestoga for more information
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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24 Yes Details
COMP1041 Creating WordPress Websites II

Description: Create a website that can do just about anything, without any technical coding! In this course, you'll learn how to build content management websites and blogs with WordPress.org, the world's most popular Web page publisher. Content management lets you control your own site by providing an easy-to-use online administrative area that makes creating and updating content as simple as sending an email. Visit www.ed2go.com/conestoga for more information.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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24 Yes Details
OLRN1752 Fundamentals of Digital Marketing Management

Description: Students learn traditional marketing principles delivered on a digital platform, the Internet. Topics include the changing power focus from the company to the consumer; how marketing environments affect the digital platform; the importance of consumer behaviour and how segmentation, target marketing and positioning are executed. They explore the unique dimensions of product, price, place and promotion on the Internet. Students learn how to use online resources and how to develop a digital marketing plan. The course provides students with the principles and practical skills needed to participate in the fast-evolving area of digital marketing. Students will engage in online activities including on line discussions for grading, submitting online assignments both individual and team, and online test assessments.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
COMP1643 Introduction to Google Analytics

Description: Nearly every business and non-profit organization has a website, and probably a Facebook page and a YouTube channel. Individuals have them too, to promote ideas, to share a vision, or to educate the public. No matter what brings you to the Web, your hope is that a lot of people see your website, your wall, your tweets, and your videos. Why else go to the trouble of sharing them?
In this course, you'll learn to use Google Analytics to make the most of your online traffic. You'll see how you can track not just the traffic to all of your online content, but also determine which content is the most appealing, where your visitors came from, what devices they used, how long they stayed, which links they clicked, and where they went when they left.
The course guides you step by step, report by report, through the major parts of the Google Analytics interface. From setting up your Google Analytics account and getting the all-important code you'll need to add to your website's pages to begin tracking your visitors, you'll learn everything you need to know to get everything you can from the data that Google Analytics provides. You'll even find out about Google AdWords and other tools to enhance your traffic as well as your Google Analytics reporting.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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24 Yes Details
BUS1750 Mac, iPhone and iPad Programming

Description: In this course, you'll learn to use the free Xcode compiler and the Objective-C programming language to program your own apps for Mac, iPhone, and iPad. You'll get acquainted with the way Xcode works, understand the basics of writing programs in Objective-C, and develop a solid foundation for writing your own programs. Even if you're new to programming or familiar with programming a different type of computer, this course will offer the guidance you need to master the basics of creating apps and programs for your Mac device.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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24 Yes Details
COMP1686 Marketing Your Business on the Internet

Description: Find out how you can affordably market your business on the Internet from an e-commerce expert. In this practical, hands-on course, you'll learn little-understood secrets about the types of businesses that thrive on the Web. Then, you'll discover proven methods that will help you establish an Internet presence and build an online brand identity. You'll even learn several low-cost promotion strategies that you can use to drive visitors to your site. This course is cannot be used as credit towards Conestoga College programs.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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24 Yes Details
COMM1042 Social Media and Society

Description: In a few short years, social media has profoundly changed the global communication landscape. With the advent of social media tools such Facebook, YouTube, Wikipedia, and Twitter, more and more people are connecting and collaborating online, and creating and distributing content in ways we have never seen before. This course will provide a summary of the major developments in social media and will examine how social media is changing media, business, government, the economy, development, and education in fundamental ways. Students will be introduced to a variety of social media environments and will gain hands-on experience with many of the leading social media applications. This course requires active participation of students and a willingness to immerse in social media practices.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
MKT8260 Social Media Applications and Measurement II

Description: In this course, you will receive hands-on experience with new and emerging social media mediums that are either in the market today or projected to become an important media for business in the near future. The course also focuses on monitoring and measurement processes. You will develop an online presence and apply measurement theory through practical assignments.
Hours: 28
Credits: 2
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OLRN1895 Social Media Marketing

Description: In this course you will be provided with a fundamental understanding of many of the different social media channels including the use of mobile apps and games for social media marketing. Once an understanding of the social media channels is established you will learn how to leverage the channels to engage audiences, and integrate with traditional media, in order to achieve marketing objectives.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
SOC1040 Using Social Media In Business

Description: In today's fast-paced and globally connected environment, social media is a game changer for businesses and business owners who use this powerful medium in the right way. So whether you're looking for a new way to market your business or simply hoping to gain a better understanding about the excitement that surrounds social media, this course will empower you.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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24 Yes Details
OLRN1758 Writing for the Web

Description: This course takes students inside the fast moving world of writing on the internet, looking at a range of the work assignments and working environments they can expect to encounter. The lectures and assignments examine specific issues and skills like writing for emphasis and visual impact, the basics of SEO (Search Engine Optimized) writing, sourcing images and video, and simple techniques for incorporating them with text. Students will examine the various styles and requirements involved in writing for blogs, online magazines, commercial websites, and other text-based models, including social media.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details

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