Program Learning Outcomes - 266

Program learning outcomes outline what Mohawk's graduates need to know and be able to do after they complete this program.

Initially, most program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators. Now, they are reviewed and updated during program review, in consultation with employers, graduates, and current students.

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Vocational Standards

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Apply analytical skills to develop and communicate a story.
  2. Manage the process of recording, shooting, editing and reporting stories across a range of contexts.
  3. Integrate ethical and legal conventions of broadcast journalism in content delivery.
  4. Use industry standard technologies to gather and produce news and other programming.
  5. Utilize interviewing and problem-solving techniques in the fields of radio and video journalism.
  6. Employ on-camera and on-air skills to effectively communicate stories.
  7. Incorporate time management, self-management, and other personal skills to meet the challenges of broadcast and podcast production.
  8. Produce broadcast-ready programming working independently or as a member of a crew.
  9. Integrate multi-media skills to deliver content to a variety of audiences across contexts.
  10. Create various video journalism and documentary productions independently.
  11. Explore entrepreneurial and freelancing opportunities.

Essential Employability Skills

All graduates with the following Ontario College credentials, Ontario College Certificate, Ontario College Diploma and Ontario College Advanced Diploma, must be able to reliably demonstrate Essential Employability Skills in a combination of the following 11 skill areas:

  1. Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
  2. Respond to written, spoken or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
  3. Execute mathematical operations accurately.
  4. Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
  5. Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
  6. Locate, select, organize and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
  7. Analyze, evaluate and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
  8. Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems and contributions of others.
  9. Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
  10. Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
  11. Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions and consequences.

Find out more about Essential Employability Skills here.