Nunavut Radio Broadcasters
Who Should Take This Course?
The Nunavut Radio Broadcasters Program will be of interest to:
- Announcers, operators and DJs who volunteer with their local community radio stations;
- Members of the community who serve on the Boards of local community radio societies;
- Hamlet employees who work with or support community radio societies;
- Anyone interested in media, broadcasting, or communications in Nunavut.
What Does the Course Cover?
The course includes five topics. Here's a brief summary of the course content:
- Origins of Community Radio talks about the historical beginnings of the community radio movement, and describes how community radio stations evolved in Canada and in Nunavut.
- Community Radio and the Law reviews the laws and the organizations that regulate broadcasting in Canada, and covers a radio station's legal obligations.
- Tools of the Trade introduces the equipment commonly used to produce, record and broadcast radio programming, with useful tips on selecting, installing, operating and maintaining your gear.
- Community Radio Programming helps you to identify your audience needs, guides you through the most popular radio formats, and provides guidelines for more effective on-air programming and performance.
- Managing Community Radio provides guidelines for budgeting, fundraising, governing and promoting your station.
How Does It Work?
Like other MTO E-learning programs, the Nunavut Radio Broadcasters course will use a combination of online text; links to Nunavut, Canadian, and international resources; podcasts; and case studies. This course will be completely self-paced: once you register, you'll be able to complete it, at your own speed, over a six-month period.
Do I Get A Certificate?
Yes, participants who review all units and pass each unit's quiz will receive a certificate of completion. This is currently a non-credit course.
What Do I Need In Order To Take The Course?
- A computer connected to the Internet, or
- A mobile device with wireless access to the Internet – e.g. iPad, Nexus
- A working e-mail address (in order to register)
- A Web browser – e.g. Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome
- Optional – Quicktime installed
- We also recommend having the YouTube app installed
No classes currently scheduled for this course