This course syllabus provides a general plan for the course; deviations may be necessary.
****Change in the schedule: Homework assignments for 2/17 and 2/24 have swapped places.*****
COURSE SCHEDULE (tentative, changes may be necessary)
|Wk 1||1/13||Welcome and Orientation. Viewing of Side by Side. Write reaction paper in class. 500 words. Email yourself and me.|
|Homework due 1/20 Read text Media Production, Ch. 1 & 2. Write 2 reaction papers. 500 words each.|
|Wk 2||1/20||Introduction to WordPress. Plan and set up blog.+ Demo reel. The camera. Composition, exposure, color balance and focus.|
|Homework due 1/27 : Read Ch. 8 “The Camera”. Write reaction paper to your blog. Also post reaction paper to this interview.
|Wk 3||1/27||Scavenger Hunt. Counts as class lab grade.|
|Homework due 2/3: Read Ch. 6 Audio. Write a post on blog. Lynda.com tutorials on Premiere Pro CC Essential Training (2015). link here
|Wk. 4||2/3||Audio. Editing with Premiere Pro. MOS Shoot. Project 1.|
|Homework: Read Ch. 10 Editing. Write a post on blog. Due 2/10
View Lynda.com tutorials for Premeire Pro CC Essential Training (2015)
|Wk. 5||2/10||What is a News Package? The script. Edit MOS Project 1. Due by end of class|
|Homework: Read Ch.7. Lighting. Write reaction paper as a post on your blog – due 2/17|
|Wk. 6||2/17||Shoot News Package 1.|
|Homework : News Package Critique – due 2/24|
|Wk. 7||2/24||Lighting. Edit Package 1. Due by end of class with script. News Critique due 10 am|
|Homework due 3/3: Read Ch 3. The Producer. Write a reaction paper as a post on your blog.|
|***Midpoint of Semester 2/28***|
|Wk. 8||3/3||Shoot News Package 2 .|
|Wk. 9||3/10||The Pitch. Edit News Package 2. Due by end of class with script|
Spring Break – Enjoy!
|Wk. 10||3/24||Pitch Pkg 3. Shoot News Package 3.|
|Homework due 3/31: Read Ch. 5 Directing. Post reaction on your blog.|
|Wk. 11||3/31||Edit News Package 3. Due 4/7|
|Homework: Completed Demo Reel due 4/7|
|Wk. 12||4/7||GPB tour cancelled. Stay tuned! Details coming
Completed Demo Reel due.
|Homework: Write post on blog about what you learned at GPB due 4/14|
|Wk. 13||4/14||Social Media Presentations. Classwork: write post on the presentations.|
|Homework: Study for test. Digital Media blog due 4/21|
|Wk. 15||4/21||Open note (one-note only) test. Digital Media blog due by end of class.|