Week 4 Monday

Overview

  1. If you haven’t received a grade for blog post 1&2, check comments and resubmit.
  2. Remember to review Quiz 1 answers.
  3. Module Three: Journalistic Web Story (Week 4-6)
    1. This Wednesday: Guest speaker.
    2. This Friday: Studio Coe tour @ the Coe Library.
    3. Next Wednesday: Class Field Trip to Laramie Boomerang.
    4. Week 6: Meeting with the instructor to discuss your web story blog post (Draft DUE during the meeting; Final blog DUE on Fri. Mar. 13 @ 11:59 p.m.)
  4. Remembering the groundwork of journalistic writing
  5. Any questions about the Blog Post 4 Journalistic Web Story assignment? How did the brainstorming go last time?
  6. How to pitch a web story.
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Week 3 Friday

Overview

  1. Review your peers’ blogs and leave comments. (Check the list of peer blogs on our course blog.)
  2. Check your own homepage and see if you like it. Keep designing it.
  3. REVIEW the feedback for blog post 1&2 and keep perfecting your blog if you are having the same ‘issues.’
  4. Homework over the weekend: Browse our guest speaker AAron Ontiveroz’s (Denver Post photographer) work and prepare 2-3 questions for him. Due in class next Wednesday (2/19).
  5. Reminder: Also, please submit one photo for your Photojournalism assignment before next Wednesday’s class (8 a.m.) via Canvas.
  6. Quiz 1 + End of Module Reflection (Review, update, and reflect on your learning goals.)
  7. Keep working on your photojournalism assignment (Planning)
  8. Review the Blog Post 4 Assignment and start brainstorming journalistic web story ideas.
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Week 3 Wednesday

Overview

  1. Activity: The First Step of being a Photojournalist.
  2. Photojournalism Tips
  3. Ethics of Photojournalism
  4. Review the Blog Post 3 Assignment on Photojournalism. (At least one photo is due in class next Wednesday. Skype guest speaker AAron Ontiveroz, Denver Post Photojournalist)
  5. Activity: Brainstorm for Blog Post 3.
  6. Prepare for the quiz 1 on Friday.
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Week 2 Monday

Overview

  1. Textbook: Catch up with the readings once you have the textbook. We will do a short-write on chapters 1, 2, and 6 on Wednesday. (You can use the textbook for this activity.)
  2. Reminder: Meet at UW Williams Conservatory (located near 9th and Ivinson green space) at 9 a.m. for Friday’s class. Bring your photo and/or camera!
  3. Working on WordPress- tricks and tricky things?
  4. Today’s content: Photography Basics & Creative Devices
  5. Office hours cancelled today.
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