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									       Professional and
          Technical
       Communication

  Dr. Russell L. Kahn, Associate Professor
               russ@sunyit.edu
SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome
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     Skills developed in the
             program
o   High-End Technologies - New Media
o   Communications - oral and written
o   Design Principles - Print and online,
    digital photography, color theory
o   Web issues and concepts
o   Video scriptwriting and production




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         Core Courses
o   Desktop Publishing
o   Online or print manual design
o   Technical Writing
o   Presentational Speaking
o   Communication Theory
o   Senior Practicum
o   Portfolio Development




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       Graphic Design
       Courses
o   Digital Photography
o   Advanced Digital Design
o   Advanced Web Design
o   Animation
o   Video Production
o   Designing Print and Online Help
    Systems




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      Writing Courses
o   Newswriting
o   Public Relations
o   Technical Editing
o   Usability Testing
o   Media and Communication
o   Writing Computer
    Documentation




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      Graduate Program
o   Design Theory
o   Animation Techniques
o   Technology Evaluation
o   Instructional Design
o   Advanced Web Development
o   Human Factors in Information
    Design
o   Seminars in Emerging
    Technologies



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         Technologies
o   Pentium IV Publishing Lab - Color printing
o   Group Work Rooms
o   Macintosh G4 Lab - Parallel processors
o   Most courses limited to 20 students
o   Digital video cameras
o   Digital cameras




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     Software
o   Dreamweaver               o   Illustrator
o   Flash                     o   PowerPoint
o   Fireworks                 o   Macromedia
o   Shockwave                     Director
o   HTML                      o   Adobe Acrobat
o   Photoshop, iMovie         o   QuarkXpress,
o   Java, Javascript          o   PageMaker/InDesign




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      Career Fields
o   Graphic Design & Web Mgmt
o   Advertising
o   Video Production
o   Animation - Streaming Video
o   Technical Editing
o   Teaching and Training
o   Public Relations & Journalism
o   Computer Documentation (print and online)
o   Newsletter production (print and online)

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    Alumni Locations
o   PeopleSoft (Pleasanton, CA)
o   Mentor Graphics (Wilsonville, OR)
o   Litton Data Systems (San Diego, CA)
o   PAR Technology, Media Arts (Utica)
o   News10 Now (Syracuse)
o   IBM (Poughkeepsie)
o   Rome Labs (Rome)
o   Heidelberg Digital (Rochester)
o   American Express (NYC)




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    Faculty
o   Mona DeVestal - Tisch School of Design, NYU
o   Michelle Sammon - MFA - RIT; Designer
o   Mark Medici - MA Advertising Design, SU;
    Northern Safety
o   Russell Kahn, Ph.D. Information Science,
    SUNYA
o   Patricia Dorazio, MA, MS RPI; Consultant
o   Walter Johnston, PhD - Cornell




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    Alumni
o   Jennifer Vella - Media Arts - Web Design
o   Kevin Norris - American Express - Web Design
o   Tara Markert - MFA program RIT Graphic Arts
o   Jason Occhipinti - Design - BAE, Rome Labs
o   Kelly Kennerknecht - Heritage Health Care - PR
o   Christie Brower - Hartford Insurance - Designer
o   Noel Benoit - Carrier Corporation
o   Lynne Browne - SUNYIT Webmaster
o   Harold Hewitt - Rome Research Corp.
o   Blue Stanley - IBM Business Consulting

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        The job outlook
                                               Median Salary
o   Excellent job                               1970-2004
    placement rates                 70
                                    60
o   Salaries:                       50
                                    40
    o   Technical
                                    30
        Communication:
                                    20
        2004: $60,130
                                    10
    o   Graphic Design               0
        65,158                     70

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                                                        Salaries


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    Supplemental Courses
Advertising                    Computer Science
 Electronic Commerce           Operating Systems
 Marketing                     Programming
 Public Relations               Foundations
 Drawing                       Java Programming
 Business Law
                                Unix Programming
 Design Testing                 Environment
  (Visiting Professor -
  PC Magazine)


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     The program includes
o   Graduation in 1-4 years
o   Internships, Newspaper work
o   Master’s program in IDT
o   Professional Portfolios
     o 2000 Kevin Norris
     o 2003 Christie Brower
     o 2004 Graduating Seniors




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       Tuition and Academics
o   $2175 per semester (in-state)
o   Over 85% qualify for aid
o   New $14 million library being built
o   High Speed T-3 Internet Access
o   Consortium with Hamilton, UC, MVCC,
    HCCC
o   Freshmen core - Humanities, Arts,
    American History, World Civilizations
o   Basic Drawing Classes


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       Facilities
o   Yahoo Internet Life’s 100 Most Wired
    Campus
o   Pool, gym, indoor track
o   Nature trails, athletic fields
o   Close to the Adirondacks
o   New fitness center - just opened




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       How Students Get in
o   Undeclared as freshmen
o   Joint Registration Agreements with
     o MVCC
     o HCCC
     o SUNY Cobleskill
     o Fingerlakes
o   Articulation agreements
o   Transfers from other schools


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               Sports
   National Collegiate Athletic Association (Div III), ECAC
   SUNY Athletic Conference (SUNYAC).
   Intercollegiate athletic sports teams include
     Men’s baseball
     Women's volleyball and softball
     Basketball
     Bowling
     Golf
     Soccer
     Cross-Country




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 Question and Answer

 Dr. Russell L. Kahn, Associate Professor
             russ@sunyit.edu

SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome
             www.sunyit.edu
       http://protechcomm.sunyit.edu


        Admissions: 315 792-7500
           1-800 SUNY TEC


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