Week 13

In Class:
—Extra Credit Quiz 2
—Going around and talking to each of you about your Final Projects
—Outline Final Post
—Outline Blog Presentations: Here’s what I’m looking for.
—Time to work in class on your video assignment and/or final project, so I suggest you come to class with footage to edit.
So, What Now?

Assignments:
Video Post due Sunday, Dec. 4 at 10 p.m.
—Prepare for Blog Presentations in class Next Week
Final Projects due Wed,, Dec. 14 at 5 p.m
Farewell Post due Wed., Dec 14 at 5 p.m.

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Week 12

In Class:
—Going around and talking to each of you about your Video Projects
—Outline Final Post
—Outline Blog Presentations: Here’s what I’m looking for.
—NOTE: The week after Thanksgiving you will have time to work in class on your video assignment, so I suggest you come to class with footage to edit.

Assignments:
Video Post due Sunday, Dec. 4 at 10 p.m.
Blog Presentations in class TBA
Final Projects due Wed,, Dec. 14 at 5 p.m
Farewell Post due Wed., Dec 14 at 5 p.m.

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Week 10

In Class:
–Bring camera, video recording device, connection cords and headphones to class
—So, what makes web video unique and powerful?
—Here are some tips on shooting quality web video
—And here are some specific tips for shooting video on your smartphone
In class video exercise

Assignments:
—Post 9: Audio Interview with photo due Sunday, Nov. 13 (60 points)

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Week 9

In Class:
–Bring camera, audio recording device (your phone), connection cords and headphones to class
Audio Reporting
Audio Editing with Audacity
Step-By-By Guide: Getting audio from recorder to your WordPress Blog
—Finish In-Class Audio Exercise

Assignments:
–Post 8: Profile of Another Blogger due Sunday, Nov. 6 (50 points)
—Post 9: Audio Interview with photo due 
Sunday, Nov. 13 (60 points)

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Week 8

In Class:
–Bring camera, audio recording device (your phone), connection cords and headphones to class
—Listen to this great segment from This American Life
—Listen to this haunting segment from WNYC’s Snap Judgement
Audio Reporting
Audio Editing with Audacity
Step-By-By Guide: Getting audio from recorder to your WordPress Blog
In-Class Audio Exercise

***FIRST EXTRA CREDIT QUIZ TODAY

Assignments:
-Post 7: Photo Gallery due Sunday, Oct. 30th at 10 p.m. (50 points)
–Post 8: Profile of Another Blogger due Sunday, Nov. 6 (50 points)

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Week 7

In Class:
Tips for your photo gallery post
—Discuss Post 7: Photo Gallery
—Listen to this great segment from This American Life
Audio Reporting
Audio Editing with Audacity
Step-By-By Guide: Getting audio from recorder to your WordPress Blog
In-Class Audio Exercise

Assignments:
-First ***EXTRA CREDIT QUIZ*** Monday, Oct. 24th
-Post 6: Free Choice due Sunday, Oct. 23rd at 10 p.m. (25 points)
-Post 7: Photo Gallery due Sunday, Oct. 30th at 10 p.m. (50 points)
Post 8: Profile of Another Blogger due Sunday, Nov. 6 (50 points)

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Week 6

In Class:
General Suggestions So Far
Writing leads
Intro to simple web analytics
Social media and journalism
Incorporating Photography into your Reporting
Tips for Better Smartphone Photography
In Class Photo Assignment
—Tips for writing great leads

Assignments:
Post 5: Q&A with Photo Due Sunday, Oct. 16 at 10 p.m.

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