Revised Schedule for Rest of Fall 14 Semester

Here is the revised schedule for the rest of the semester. I will give you details on all upcoming assignments next week. Also note the change in the grading and points.

Week 11 – Tues., Nov. 11 and Thurs., Nov. 13

In Class:
-Bring video camera and cords to class
-In-class video shooting and editing assignment

Assignments:
-Read TechnicallyPhilly (news blog of the week). And check out video on the About page
-Read JournalismNext Chapter 8 – “Telling stories with video”
-Post 10: Free Choice due by Nov. 16
-Codeacademy Build a Website tutorial due by Nov. 16

Week 12 – Tues., Nov. 18 and Thurs., Nov. 20

In Class:
-Infographics and data visualizations (2 days)

Assignments:
-Read Gawker and one of the following from its empire: Deadspin, Jezebel, Gizmodo, Jalopnik, Kotaku , LifeHacker (news blog of the week)
-Work on Post 11: Video for following week

Week 13 – Tues., Nov. 25

In Class:
-Post 11: Video work day
-Post 11: Video due by Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 10 p.m.

-No class on Thursday. Happy Thanksgiving

Week 14 – Tues., Dec. 2 and Thurs., Dec. 4

In Class:
-Final Project Overview
-Extra-credit quiz #2 on reading
-Where do we go from here? The future of online journalism and you.

Assignments:
-Post 12: Live Blog or Infographic due by Dec. 7 at 10 p.m.

Week 15 – Tues., Dec. 9 and Thurs., Dec. 11

In Class:
-Blog Presentations

Assignments:
-Work on Final Project

FINALS WEEK

-Post 13: Final Project due at end of Final Exam period (see below)
-Post 14: Farewell Post due at end of Final Exam period (see below)

Final Exam Schedule:
-For 9:30 a.m. class – Tues., Dec. 16 – 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
-For 12:30 p.m. class – Tues., Dec. 16 – 2:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

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