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CMDS 299-05: Live! @RIT! - a livestreaming experience & course

Live! @RIT! is a new, 1-credit*, blended class, taught by SOIS alum, Nicholas Lemieux (founder of the streaming company Million) and RIT Professor Mike Johansson, from COLA's School of Communication.


Why take Live! @RIT!? 

  • Livestreaming is one of the fastest-growing elements of our online world.
  • New tools mean anyone can run a livestream – that looks as good as a TV show – to help a business or a cause, or to simply tell a story. 
  • It is a key part of such things as social media, eSports and news. It is used for advertising public relations and marketing.
  • People are making money by livestreaming.


Course Requirements: 

  • Students will complete some short readings prior to April 28 (found on myCourses), attend a 1-hour Livestreaming event at Imagine RIT (noon, Saturday, April 28 – Ingle Auditorium), followed by a short quiz and 1-page reflective paper.
  • Students must be registered for course by 11:59pm, April 25, 2018 to participate


How to Register:

  • Talk to your advisor and complete an "add/drop" form for term 2175
  • Drop off form and/or email it Abby Cantwell in SOIS (Eastman 2210,


* Adding 1 credit to your exisiting spring schedule could have financial cost and aid implications. It is important to consult with your advisor before enrolling.

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