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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The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- Interpret and apply the principles and practices of the AODA/IASR legislation and the accompanying 5 Standards, and explore applications to the field of digital communications when developing accessible media.
- Guide public and private sector content producers in applying principles and regulations within AODA legislation.
- Engage with and communicate with people with disabilities with sensitivity and insight.
- Integrate the disability perspective through experiential learning opportunities to support the rights, inclusion and full participation of people with disabilities.
- Produce universally-accessible content regardless of platform for clients with disabilities.
- Use industry standard technologies to gather and produce accessible digital media.
- Create accessible web content in compliance with the AODA / IASR Information and Communication standard and the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.
- Apply analytical skills to develop and communicate content and information.
- Produce digital media with a universal design approach that reaches and meets the needs of all media consumers.
- Explore entrepreneurial and freelancing opportunities leveraging accessible media skills.
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:
- Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
- Respond to written, spoken or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
- Execute mathematical operations accurately.
- Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
- Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
- Locate, select, organize and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
- Analyze, evaluate and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
- Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems and contributions of others.
- Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
- Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
- Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions and consequences.
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