Program Learning Outcomes - 220

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. Create radio productions and audio content, in studio and on location, using relevant broadcasting equipment and related industry technologies.
  2. Deliver, support and promote radio broadcast content via multiple platforms using a variety of media.
  3. Participate in the planning and preparation of programming content for a variety of radio formats.
  4. Monitor and evaluate the quality of radio broadcasts using appropriate relevant resources, tools and equipment which meet current industry standards.
  5. Assist in promoting the a station’s brand and generating revenues through a variety of marketing and advertising sales activities.
  6. Plan and prepare interviews, scripts and reporting content for use in radio broadcasts.
  7. Use business skills and accepted industry practices in the completion of tasks and projects.
  8. Keep current with the needs of the broadcast industry using strategies that enhance work performance and guide professional development.
  9. Perform all work in compliance with relevant statutes, regulations, legislation, industry standards and company policies.
  10. Present live programming on air to relay various types of information and stories in different formats.

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.