Week 10 Monday

Overview

  1. Reminder: Sign up for off-campus access to Adobe products and install Adobe Premiere Pro
  2. Everyone test your mic and connection via Zoom
  3. How are we proceeding with the class for the next 5 weeks
    1. Review Wyocourses new content together
    2. One deadline for all the remaining blog post assignments
  4. How to move on with Blog 5 Audio Profile Assignment
  5. Audio Editing with Audacity (Practice Together)
  6. Wednesday: Guest Speaker U of Minnesota Professor Mark Pedelty (and his Public Land Podcast)
  7. Friday: Guest Speaker Wyoming Public Radio’s Cultural Affairs and Production Director Micah Schweizer
  8. Next week: Quiz 2 on Audio & Start the Social Media Management module & Guest Speaker
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Week 7 Monday

Overview

  1. FINAL Blog Post 4 (Web Story) due by Friday, Mar. 13 @ 11:59 p.m.
  2. New Module: Audio Storytelling (Blog Post 5: Digital Audio Profile; Raw and Edited Files Due Fri. Apr. 3 @ 11:59 p.m.)
  3. Short-Write: Audio Stories
  4. Review of Popular Audio Storytelling on StoryCorps, NPR, and Podcasts
  5. For Wednesday: Gathering Audio; Audio Interviewing Tips; Practice Audio Recording & Interviewing
  6. For Friday: In-Class Time to Work on Blog Post 4 & 5 (Optional In-Person Attendance; Need to submit paragraph work summary)
  7. After Spring Break:
    1. Audio editing with Audacity
    2. Guest Speaker: Professor Mark Pedelty (Public Lands Podcast)
    3. Guest Speakers Micah Schweizer and Erin Jones, producers at Wyoming Public Radio
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Weed 5 Friday

Overview

  1. Review comments for your photojournalism post.
  2. Basics of news writing
  3. Types of readers
  4. Writing for online readers
  5. Next week: Bring a draft to your individual meeting with me. (For Week 6: You only need to attend class during your scheduled individual meeting time. Otherwise, there is no need to attend class.)
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Week 5 Monday

Overview

  1. Check out my reminder email last Friday for the Photojournalism Assignment (👉Review the assignment document before submission. DUE midnight tonight🌛.)
  2. This Wednesday: Class Field Trip to Laramie Boomerang. Meet at 320 Grand Avenue by 9:10 a.m. We will leave the Boomerang by 9:40 a.m.
  3. Sign-Up for Individual Meetings with Instructor for next week.
  4. Review of Interviewing Tips.
  5. In-Class Interviewing Activity.
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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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