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Online Intermediate
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Online Intermediate is designed for adults and chapter students who have completed Online Basics.  Participants create a simple creative media project (blogpost or image-rich poster), a simple instructional video, and an e-portfolio to showcase completed projects and lessons learned.


Course Objectives

  • Learn and practice using two forms of social media

  • Create a short educational video

  • Examine new ways of creating content for or in the online world

  • Gain a bigger perspective on pros and cons of online communication

  • Develop one’s own personal platform and presence online by creating an online portfolio


Course Length and Duration: 4 - 45 minute long facilitated video conferences, 40 hours work over 4 weeks

Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter Quarters

Eligibility: Adults and chapter students who have successfully completed Online Basics. Students planning on serving on ASLC/NSLC/NSLMT or as Prospective Interns are required to complete this course.

Week 1 - Social Media & Your Online Presence

  • Understand your personal style and goals when communicating online

  • Learn about types and purposes of social media

  • Practice using social media in the ICC Classroom


Week 2 - Types of Content

  • Examine types of online content such as text, images, sound, and video

  • Discuss how we can create online content using apps, websites, and other technology

  • Create a short educational video using step by step instructions


Week 3 - Choosing a Medium: Pitfalls of Online Communication

  • Consider “message sent is not message received” and how to respond

  • Discuss the usefulness of various platforms depending on your end goal

  • Examine how the internet is changing the way people communicate and see themselves


Week 4 - Your Personal Platform

  • Discuss what it means to be a witness for Christ online

  • Design your own personal platform in the form of an e-portfolio

  • Seek out feedback on the effectiveness of your communication online


Completion of both Online Basics and Online Intermediate is awarded the Online Communication Certification 1 (OCC1).


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