BarCamp News Innovation Conference – May 2

Saturday, 5/2 – BarCamp News Innovation at Temple U. Free for students with ID.

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Course Evaluation – Spring 2015

Please take a few minutes to fill out the course evaluation for Online Journalism I.

1. Go to http://www.rowan.edu/selfservice

2. Click “Access Banner Services – Secure Area – login Required.”

3. Enter User ID and PIN.

4. Click “Personal Information.”

5. Click “Answer a Survey.”

6. Click on the student evaluations for Online Journalism I.

7. Complete the student evaluation.

The response are compiled and delivered in one report. All responses are anonymous. I do not receive course evaluation until all final grades are submitted.

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Week 13

In Class:
What do I do with my blog at the end of the semester?
So what now? My last list of the semester

Extra credit quiz on Thurs. April 23 will cover:

Assignments:
Post 11: Video due by Sun., April 26 at 10 p.m.

Next Week

In Class:
Blog Presentations

Assignments:
-Work on Final Project

FINALS WEEK
Post 12: Final Project due Tuesday, May 5, at 12:15 p.m 
Post 13: Farewell Post due Tuesday, May 5, at 12:15 p.m 

Graduation – Thursday, May 14 – Woo Hoo!

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Blog Presentations – April 28 and 30

Blog presentations will take place in on April 28 and 30. Worth 25 points (15 points for your presentation/10 points for participation at both sessions)

Tuesday, April 28
Sheree
William
Ioannis
John
Logan
Mauricio
Chris

Thursday, April 30
Ricky
Chelsea
Zack
Nina
Cassie
Shannon
Ife

Each student will have about 5-10 minutes to present her/his work to the class. You should talk about the highlights of your work during the semester, the challenges, what you learned, and advice you would give to others students or journalists who undertake similar projects. Prepare what you want to say.

Talking points for blog presentations:
-What is your beat? Who was your primary audience?
-Give a quick overview of the types of stories you covered. (But don’t scroll through every post).
-Talk about one success. What are you most proud of?
-Talk about one thing that didn’t turn out so well. What went wrong?
-How much traffic did you get to your site? Anything unusual or unique in your traffic?
-Who was the most interesting person you interviewed this semester and why?
-What is the most interesting thing you learned about your topic?
-What is one thing you learned about journalism in the process of covering your subject.

Also: Pitch your final project idea as part of your blog presentation. Answer the following questions:
1. What is your story idea?
2. How you will go about it? Research? Reporting? Events? Sources?
3. How will you present the story?

Your presentation will be graded on your preparation, your evaluation of your own work, and your participation in the class while others are giving their presentations. You must attend both presentation sessions to get full credit.

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What’s Done and What’s Left

Assignments to date: 415 points

Assignments to go: 585 points

Also 25 points extra credit. Next quiz on Thurs., April 23

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Week 12

In Class:
-Rest of the semester overview
Post 11: Video overview
Final Project overview
-Working on Post 10 or 11

Assignments:
Post 10: Live Blog, Photo Event or Infographic due Sun., April 19 at 10 p.m

Week 13 – April 21 and April 23

-Extra credit quiz on Thurs. April 23 will cover:

Post 11: Video due by Sun., April 26 at 10 p.m.

Week 14 – Tues., April 28 and Thurs., April 30

In Class:
-Blog Presentations

Assignments:
-Work on Final Project

FINALS WEEK
Post 12: Final Project due Tuesday, May 5, at 12:15 p.m 
Post 13: Farewell Post due Tuesday, May 5, at 12:15 p.m 

Graduation – Thursday, May 14 – Woo Hoo!

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Week 11

In Class:
Live Blogging
Infographics and data visualizations
-Time for audio editing in class on Thursday

Assignments:
-Read JournalismNext Chap 5 – “Going Mobile”
-Read JournalismNext Chap 9 – “Data driven journalism and digitizing your life”
Post 9: Audio Interview and Photo due Sun., April 12

Looking ahead:
Post 10: Live Blog, Photo Event or Infographic due Sun., April 19 at 10 p.m

Revised schedule for rest of the semester

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