Monthly Archives: November 2012

Final Presentation Details

Each student will have about 5 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 … Continue reading

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Final Project Details

Due Wed, Dec. 19 by 4:45 p.m. Worth 200 points – No late work accepted Create a final project – a substantial feature story – for your blog. It should demonstrate what you have learned over the course of the semester and … Continue reading

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Revised Schedule For The Rest of The Semester

Week 13 Wed, Nov. 28 In Class: -Quiz 4 –Final Project Overview -Live Blogging (cont.) Assignments: -Post 12 (Free Choice) Due Saturday at 8 p.m. Week 14 Mon, Dec. 3 In Class: -More live blogging and mapping -Where do we … Continue reading

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Week 12 and 13

Mon, Nov. 19: -Continued work on the in-class video assignment –Intro to Infographics and Data Visualizations –Intro to Live Blogging Assignments: -No posts required. Happy Thanksgiving. -Looking ahead. You can do Post 13 (Video) anytime between now and Dec 8. Mon. Nov. … Continue reading

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Video Post Details

Can be done anytime between now and Saturday, Dec 8. Blog Post 13 (Video) requirements: -Cover an event, person, or story suited for video (i.e., action/emotion/opinion) -Use headline and text for background and context; use video for visuals -Shorter is … Continue reading

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Intro to Infographics and Data Visualizations

The Basics: Data visualizations, frequently referred to as information graphics, are a powerful tool that will inform and educate your readers. Often important data-heavy information can bog down a narrative or slow the pacing of a story. That data might … Continue reading

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Intro To Live Blogging

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 … Continue reading

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