MICAP is, in essence, a LMS that finds its roots in Moodle’s Technological Framework and offers innovative and critical training courses in entrepreneurial journalism, with an extended scope of online mentoring, event management, and connectivity to incubation services.
What does it offer?
– Virtual courses and training content
– Access to startup services
– Performance evaluation dashboard
– Synchronous/asynchronous course delivery options
– Online mentoring
– Virtual event management
MICAP can be accessed through any device desktop computer, laptop, or smartphone/tablet due to its fluid and responsive design to fit all screen types. To keep the synchronous part of the learning process i.e. live lecture streaming, smooth and compatible with all types of bandwidth DSL/Fiber Optic to Mobile data, dual streaming application programming interfaces (APIs) are integrated into MICAP Jitsi and Google Meet to accommodate course attendees with all sorts of internet connections. The courses offered by MICAP are designed to support independent journalism by helping journalists understand digital media, content creation, laws, and policies governing cyberspace and accounting. The aim is to provide tips and information on setting up and sustaining independent digital news outlets, in light of the growing pressures on the media industry, especially after the covid-19 pandemic.