Week 6: Intro to GIFs and Web videos

// Topics:
Review audio slideshows; Why GIFs; Intro to making GIFs; Exploring Web videos

// Slides
Week 6 slides – PDF

// Assignment(s):

  • Prepare for a Lighting Talk: Next week you will present to the class a 5 to 7 minute talk about a tool that helps us do multimedia storytelling. Describe it, demo it, review it and give an example of how it can be used in journalism.

    You aren’t limited to this page, but you can get a tool to discuss here: http://bit.ly/techandtools

    No duplications, so first come first serve. Deadline: Tuesday, Sep. 29 by Noon

  • Lighting Talk: Next week you will present to the class a 5 to 7 minute talk about a tool that helps us do multimedia storytelling. Describe it, demo it, review it and give an example of how it can be used in journalism.

    You aren’t limited to this page, but you can get a tool to discuss here: http://bit.ly/techandtools

    No duplications, so first come first serve. Deadline: Tuesday, Sep. 29 by Noon

  • Start working on Midterm / Story Package 1: 600 to 800 words and one “in their-own-words” audio slideshow (two minutes long, absolutely no narration and must have captions). Both must relate to your beat and located within our section of the map.

    Template and more details: http://offthefreeway.com/2015/sp1/

    No duplications, so first come first serve. Deadline: Tuesday, Oct. 13 Noon

  • EXTRA CREDIT Make a beat-related GIF Whether it is a photo gallery GIF, timelapse or video clip, create a GIF with some text. Post link to GIF in blog post’s comments. Deadline: Tuesday, Oct. 6 Noon

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