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Dubai.ae – Free E-Learn Courses

Posted by advaitin on January 3, 2006

In celebration of DSF 2006, we would like to offer free Digital Media
online courses for UAE residents and citizens during DSF 2006. To avail
of this amazing offer, which is absolutely free, all you need to do is
to call AskDubai on 7000 40000 from January 3rd to January 6th, 2006.
Then cross your fingers and wait to see if your name comes up in the draw.

Prizes

Also on offer for the Digital Media Course are attractive prizes,
including early bird prizes & certificates, while the top ten students
stand to gain digital cameras & laptops. Dubai eGovernment will also be
part of the photography competition conducted by DSF 2006. The
photography competition is designed to offer participants an avenue for
creative expression, and identify and promote the photography skills of
young members of the society.

According to Mr. Salem Al-Shair, Director of Dubai eGovernment: ‘We have
been leveraging every opportunity to promote the usage of Information
Technology. Being the largest event of its kind in Dubai, DSF 2006
offers us a unique platform to promote our e-initiatives to a mass
audience. The Digital Media course and photography competition are in
line with DEG’s strategy to equip the public with creative tools and
empower them with modern IT skills, so they are adequately equipped to
tackle future challenges.”

Details of Digital Media Online Courses:

The Digital Media course entails three courses integrated into a single
curriculum, with a total duration of about four-and-half hours. The
three segments that comprise the course are Digital Photography, Digital
Video Editing & Digital Music. Students will access the courses from
http://www.elearn.ae

Digital Photography:

The Digital Photography course teaches the basic concepts of digital
photography. It covers the principles for selecting a digital camera and
how to take a good picture, as well as how to transfer the image from a
digital camera to a computer. The course also covers scanners and image
editing software. Organizing and archiving images and using online photo
services are also topics included.

Digital Video Editing:

This course introduces digital video editing using MGI VideoWave 5.
Participants are shown how to transfer videos to a PC and how to edit
and enhance these videos. The learner will be provided with step-by-step
instructions to work with storylines and capture and edit videos. The
learner will be shown how to output an edited video from VideoWave 5 to
videocassette or DVD and how to publish a video on the Internet.

Digital Music:

This course, Roxio Easy CD and DVD Creator 6, teaches the learner how to
use Creator Classic, Disc Copier, and Drag-to-Disc to make a back-up
copy of a disc. The course teaches how to use AudioCentral to create
audio CDs. Learners are also introduced to DVD Builder that is used to
make DVD home movies and photo slide shows. PhotoSuite 5 and Label
Creator are also covered. Finally, the learner is introduced to
MusicMatch and how to burn a music CD.

Registration

To register, hurry and call AskDubai on 7000 40000 & give us your
details. Remember, registration is open for all UAE citizens and
residents. Call AskDubai from January 3rd to 6th, 2006 and register.

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