End Of Semester Deadlines

Here it is…the end of the road 🙂 Below are the final deadlines you need to keep track of between now and the close of the semester. I extended a few things by a few days:

Assignments:
—Blog Presentations will be on Tues. the 25th and Thurs. the 27th in class
—Post 11: Video due Sun., April 30 at 10 p.m. (80 points)
—Post 12: Final Project Due Fri., May 5 at 5 p.m. (200 points)
—Post 13: Farewell Post Due Fri., May 5 at 5 p.m. (30 points)

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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:
—Extra Credit Quiz 2 Next Tuesday
—Blog Presentations will be on Tues. the 25th and Thurs. the 27th in class
—Post 11: Video due Fri., April 28 at 10 p.m. (80 points)
—Post 12: Final Project Due Thurs., May 4 at 10 p.m. (200 points)
—Post 13: Farewell Post Due Thurs., May 4 at 10 p.m. (30 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

Some great audio segments from previous students:
—Tammy Decker talks about Aqua Spin Classes
—A brewer from Yards tells his story
—Rowan’s dietician explains how to eat healthy
—Rowan’s Temple Jordan talks about intersectional feminism

Assignments:
—Post 8: Profile of Another Blogger due Monday, Mar. 27 (50 points)
—Post 9: Audio Interview With Photo due Monday, Apr. 3 (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

Some more great audio segments:
—A story about a man trapped inside his own body
—What’s waiting out there in the dark?
—Story about a raccoon gone mad!
—So who exactly is that boy in the photo?

Assignments:
—Post 7: Photo Gallery due Monday, Mar. 13th at 10 p.m. (50 points)
—Post 8: Profile of Another Blogger due Monday, Mar. 27 (50 points)

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Week 7

In Class:
—Finish In Class Photo Assignment
—Why friends and family aren’t good sources
—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*** Thurs., Mar. 2nd
-Post 6: Free Choice due Monday, Mar. 6th at 10 p.m. (25 points)
-Post 7: Photo Gallery due Monday, Mar. 13th at 10 p.m. (50 points)
–Post 8: Profile of Another Blogger due Monday, Mar. 27 (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 Monday, Feb. 27 at 10 p.m.

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Week 5

In Class:
–Writing headlines for web and mobile (cont.)
–The internet IS reality: What you do online matters
-Take a look at each other’s blogs and give feedback
–Writing leads
–Intro to simple web analytics
–Social media and journalism
–Examples of Solid Q&A posts
-Tips on conducting good interviews

Assignments:
–Post 4: Free Choice (25 points) due Monday, Feb. 20 at 10 p.m.
—Post 5: Q&A with Photo due Monday, Feb. 27 at 10 p.m.

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