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How to Produce a Successful Blog

Drama & Creative Writing, Faculty of Creative Industries

Mode of Study

Evening

Start Date

17th Apr 2018, 5 weeks

17th Apr 2018, 5 weeks

Day(s):

Tuesday

Time:

18:00 - 21:00

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 51

Overview

Blogging is a key skill for anyone who needs to market their product or company, improve their digital profile, launch a media career, promote a cause or campaign, or just has something to say and needs a creative outlet to say it. This course will appeal to anyone with any of these needs or anyone who wants to be more involved in the ever-developing world of digital media.

You will create and maintain your own blog as the course develops as well as taking part in a range of activities that develop blogging skills.

 

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements - basic ICT literacy is the only requirement.

 

What you study

Working with industry standard hardware and software and widely recognised blogging platforms, you will learn about the world of blogging from the beginning. Lectures, discussion and activities will cover all aspects of blogging from the basic ICT skills required to set up, design and maintain a blog, through techniques in writing for digital media, to how to promote and potentially monetise your blog.

 

After the course

Careers

At the completion of this course, participants would have their own blog site which they could continue to maintain at their discretion, or may choose to apply the skills and knowledge to other blogging projects.

Continuing study

Completing this course could help individuals progress to  a range of study options at City of Glasgow College, such as: NC Media, HNC Creative Industries Media & Communication, HNC Professional Writing Skills.

 

Teaching

How the course is taught

The course will be taught in lectures, tutorials and workshops. Participants will be expected to create and maintain their own blogs as part of the course activity.

 

Additional Information

Materials

No materials are required.

 

  • Mode of Study:
    Evening
  • Start Date:
    17th Apr 2018, 5 weeks
  • Day(s):
    Tuesday
    Time:
    18:00 - 21:00
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 51