General Feedback on Assignment 1

Here are some points of critique from assessing your first assignment. These skills will come into play later in the semester, so please take note of them and consider how you could have improved your coverage: Continue reading

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Week 7—Feb. 27 & Mar. 1

In Class:
-Assignment 1 feedback
-Very brief video editing overview. Here are tutorials for Final Cut and Adobe Premiere
-Work on In Class Assignment: #WhyJournalism video shooting and editing
Assignment 2: On the Street Video overview

Assignments:
-Watch and study examples of Innovative Approaches to “Person on the Street” Video
-Due Thursday, Mar. 1 by 5 p.m. In Class Assignment: #WhyJournalism video shooting and editing (Worth 4 Participation points)
-Due TBD  – Communicate with your teammate over the weekend and come up with your question pitch for Assignment 2: On the Street Video

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Video Set Up for Canon T5i and Rode mic

1. Attach mic

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2. Insert SD card Continue reading

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In-Class Video Assignment—#WhyJournalism (4 Points)

Video Shooting (Worth 1 points)
Get with your partner and your equipment and find a place to shoot.

Your location MUST be: -Quiet
-Well lit
-Have a neutral background

Set up your camera, tripod, mic and test your equipment.
Check your audio levels to make sure you are getting quality sound. Continue reading

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Week 6 — Feb. 20 & 22

In Class:
Art of story hunting
How to pitch stories for this class (Using XY And what’s interesting… test)
Equipment check-out
–Verification assignment review
Video Teams for #WhyJournalism In Class Assignment

Intro to Being 12 video series
Equipment check-out
Video teams for week 56
Being 12 discussion
—Innovative Approaches to Person on the Street interviews
Beginner tutorials for Video Editing
In class video assignment: #WhyJournalism? (worth 4 points)

Assignments:

For Thursday, Feb. 22
-One person from each team must reserve, check-out and bring the video equipment to class. Also bring your own headphones, SDHC card, and flashdrive.

-Read  How to make boring things interesting in video by Adam Westbrook
-Watch Being 12: Intro
-Watch Being 12: If you give a 12-year-old a phone
-Watch Being 12: What romance is like in middle school
-Watch Being 12: On race

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Week 5 — Feb. 13 & 15

In Class:
Art of story hunting
How to pitch stories for this class (Using XY And what’s interesting… test)
How/where to post your post-event coverage of Assignment I: Event
Verification as Journalism
In-Class assignment on Verification (Worth 1 point)
Equipment check-out
–Verification assignment review
Video Teams for #WhyJournalism In Class Assignment

Intro to Being 12 video series
Equipment check-out
Video teams for week 56
Being 12 discussion
—Innovative Approaches to Person on the Street interviews
Beginner tutorials for Video Editing
In class video assignment: #WhyJournalism? (worth 4 points)

Assignments:
Assignment I: Event coverage due Feb 18 at 10 p.m.. (See How/where to post your post-event coverage of Assignment I: Event)

For Tuesday, Feb. 20
-One person from each team must reserve, check-out and bring the video equipment to class. Also bring your own headphones, SDHC card, and flashdrive.

-Read  How to make boring things interesting in video by Adam Westbrook
-Watch Being 12: Intro
-Watch Being 12: If you give a 12-year-old a phone
-Watch Being 12: What romance is like in middle school
-Watch Being 12: On race

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Week 4 — Feb. 6 & 8

Art of story hunting
How to pitch stories for this class (Using XY And what’s interesting… test)
-Assignment I: Event pitches
Which media element/platform is best for your story?
Assignment I: Event Workflow – What to do and how to do it
How/where to post your post-event coverage of Assignment I: Event
In-Class Assignment: Curating with WordPress (Worth 2 points)
Verification as Journalism
In-Class assignment on Verification (Worth 1 point)
Equipment check-out
–Verification assignment review

Assignments:
In-Class Assignment: Curating with WordPress (Worth 2 points) due Tomorrow (Wed. Feb.7)  at 5 p.m.
-Work on Assignment 1: Workflow due prior to your event (No later than Feb. 8) Turn in via email. (See Assignment I: Event Workflow – What to do and how to do it)
Assignment I: Event coverage due Feb 18 at 10 p.m.. (See How/where to post your post-event coverage of Assignment I: Event)

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