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Dates & Prices

  • 4 Weeks 7/3 - 7/29 $7,499 STEM Research Experience
  • 3 Weeks 7/3 - 7/22 $5,799 STEM Academies

Open to students completing grades 9, 10, 11 & 12.

Tuition includes: Term fees, academic program, use of recreation facilities, housing, 3 meals daily while on campus (2 on weekends), activities and trips.

Not included: Application fee, $70 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers (available for $75 each way), class materials, meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, linens, blanket and pillow, souvenirs, and personal spending money.

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Digital Media Academy

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    • College of Media, Communication, and Information:  As part of this course students will engage with key principles and practices in the fields of media, communication, and information. Topics of focus include study new media, information technologies, verbal and visual literacies, communicative interactions, and cultural practices through process-based learning and hands-on projects utilizing multiple modes of expression.

      This course is intended for students interested in developing their communication skills in a curriculum that gives them an integrated, innovative and rigorous understanding of the rapidly changing fields of communication and digital media production. In addition, students work in small groups and receive one-on-one, craft-based instruction in media design, production and delivery.

      Here are a few hands-on projects you’ll complete:

      - Interview people in the field
      - Produce videos and podcasts
      - Write stories
      - Speak in front of your peers
      - Collect and analyze data
      - Advocate for an issue that’s important to you

      Participants gather in the morning sessions for lecture and discussion, while devoting the afternoon sessions to hands-on, group work. At the conclusion of the course, students pitch, plan and create a media project based on the concepts and techniques learned during the session.

      Note: This course is taught by the College of Media, Communication, and Information faculty members and industry professionals.