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The College of Mass Communications and Information Studies at the University of South Carolina is pleased to announce the 2013 Newsplex Summer Seminar Series. All enrollees completing the program will receive a Newsplex training certificate.

June 24-28, 2013

Multiplatform Journalism Bootcamp

This week-long seminar is designed to provide college faculty with advanced training in converged media operations and journalistic practices that they can adapt to their individual programs. Through an intensive set of seminars and hands-on workshops, participants will learn and practice skills essential to working in a converged media environment, as well as studying the process of teaching and conducting research in a converged media environment.

Who is Eligible?

Any college or university faculty member who teaches courses in journalism (print, broadcast, or online).

Seminar Schedule:

Preliminary Information Multiplatform Journalism Bootcamp

Dates

June 24-28, 2013

Monday

Intro to Convergence & Newsplex; New Story Forms; The New News Consumer; Overview of Emerging Technologies; Mobile Journalism; Apps for Every Journalist; Digital Photography & Gimp.

Tuesday

Using Social Media for Journalism; Writing Across Media; Principles of Design and Visual Communication; Photoshop & InDesign; Overview of Web Design & Tools, Introduction to WordPress.

Wednesday

Audio Editing and Audacity; Principles of Audio Journalism; Visual Communicator.

Thursday

Online Video Models; Principles of Shooting Video; Flip Camera & Field Work; Principles of Video Editing; Media Organizational Models.

Friday

Adapting Curriculum to Convergence; Convergence on a Budget; Pulling it All Together; Adapting to New Software; Web Analytics; Problems in Convergent Journalism.

 

Tuition:
$850 without hotel/$1450 with hotel (five nights, single occupancy).

Tuition for the five-day seminar series includes all seminars, books, materials, etc. related to training, as well as lunches and local transportation from the host hotel to Newsplex. Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from Columbia.

To Register:

Click here to register online >

For more Information:

Contact Augie Grant:
E
-mail: grantae2@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone: 803.777.4464.

Note: Enrollment for each of the five day sessions is limited to the first twelve registrants!

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