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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Intro to Live Blogging – Spring 15

Live blogging is “a blog or a single post on a blog that contains real-time updates that are posted during and in response to a particular event. On a live blog, the blogger posts brief updates that contain observations or opinions that give readers a feel for the atmosphere or response to an event.”

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Week 10

In Class:
-Discuss Vice (news blog of the week). You are the target audience for Vice. Does this publication interest you? Why or why not? In particular, look at their video work. Here is a little background. Here is a little context.

Here is how Vice describes itself:

“VICE is a global youth media company and the industry leader in producing and distributing the best online video content in the world. Launched in 1994 as a punk magazine, VICE now operates out of 36 countries, and has expanded into a multimedia network, including the world’s premier source for original online video, VICE.COM; an international network of digital channels; a television & feature film production studio; a magazine; a record label; and a book-publishing division.”

In-class video assignment (continued)
-Codecademy trouble shooting

Assignments:
Codecademy “Build a Website” Tutorial  due April 5 at 10 p.m. (100 points) No posts due this week.

Looking Ahead:
Post 9: Audio Interview and Photo due Sun., April 12

Revised schedule for rest of the semester

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Week 9

In Class:
Revised schedule for the semester
Web video journalism vs. TV journalism
Basic video tips
Tips on Smartphone video
In class video assignment
-Mid-semester check in

Assignments:
-Read Vice (news blog of the week)
-Read JournalismNext Chapter 8 – “Telling stories with video”
Post 8: Free Choice due by Sun., March 29 at 10 p.m.

Looking ahead:
Codecademy “Build a Website” Tutorial  due April 5 at 10 p.m. (100 points)

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Tips for Smartphone Video – Spring 15

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Revised Schedule for Rest of Spring 15 Semester

Week 9 – Tues., March 24 and Thurs., March 26

In Class:
-Mid-semester check in
-Intro to web video journalism
-Basic video shooting and editing

Assignments:
-Read Vice (news blog of the week)
-Read JournalismNext Chapter 8 – “Telling stories with video”
Post 8: Free Choice due by Sun., March 29 at 10 p.m.

Week 10 – Tues., March 31 and Thurs., April 2

In Class:
-Video shooting and editing (continued)
-Codeacademy work day

Assignments:
-No posts this week, but Codecademy “Build a Website” Tutorial  due April 5 at 10 p.m. (100 points)

Grading Period #4

Week 11 – Tues., April 7 and Thurs., April 9

In Class:
-Live Blogging
-Infographics and data visualizations

Assignments:
-Read Vox (news blog of the week)
-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

Week 12 – Tues., April 14 and Thurs., April 16

In Class:
-Final Project Overview
-Extra-credit quiz on reading (worth 10 points)
-Where do we go from here? The future of online journalism and you

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

Week 13 – Tues., April 21 and Thurs., April 23

In Class:
-Catch up and video workdays

Assignments:
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 

Final Grading Period

Graduation – Thursday, May 14 – Woo Hoo!

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