Digital and English skills for deaf people: describe your personal experiences via words, photos or videos (entry 2 - entry 3)
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location: Keeley Street
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here
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Course Code: YC007
Duration: 13 sessions (over 14 weeks)
What is the course about?
This course will help you to learn how to set up a web camera or use your mobile phone to make a vlog, upload it onto Youtube, Facebook or Vimeo and edit it - Youtube channel. You will learn how to film and import the video to your computer, upload the video to YouTube, Facebook or Vimeo and how to edit the video and add titles. You will also learn how to maintain security and how to manage your videos.
What will we cover?
• Filming video using mobile phone or digital camera
• Importing video to computer
• Simple editing and adding titles
• Uploading video to YouTube, Facebook or Vimeo.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Film a video clip with appropriate settings
• import video to computer
• Edit and add titles
• Upload video to YouTube, Facebook or Vimeo.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
To find out your level of skills, you will need to complete the initial assessment & the interview before enrolling. To book the assessment & the interview, please contact: e-mail: email@example.com; phone (sms): 07307 810118; phone (voice): 02074922511.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
You will be taught in a deaf-only group with a tutor that is fluent in British Sign Language. Teaching will be in a supportive group setting, which involves pair and small group work. The interactive whiteboard and google classroom will also help your learning. Handouts and worksheets will allow you to build up a folder of work. You will be given homework on a regular basis and an opportunity for one to one tutorials with your tutor to discuss any individual learning needs that you have.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
It is recommended that you bring: appropriate stationary (e.g. pens, highlighter pens etc); a notebook; a file to keep your work in and a memory stick to store your digital handouts/work.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
In order to complete this course successfully, you will be asked to do different tasks and tests. Also, your attendance and punctuality is expected to be at 85% or above. At the end of this course, your course tutor will review your overall learning progress including your attendance/punctuality and will advise you on what courses you can do next.