Description All great publications work with visual and verbal themes to create an identity that distinguishes not only their content but who they are — their ethos (credibility), their type of storytelling and their vision. This lesson walks students through four aspects of using their theme …
In this lesson, students learn how to improve a website quickly and simply with a focus on multimedia tools that are easy to use and include.
Students evaluate how professional news organizations break news using the Web and social media tools.
Students read a blog post on using data to find stories, then apply the principles to their own beat coverage and generate story ideas.
A lesson on three strategies to make online stories easier to read.
Students read excerpts from two articles synthesizing key research about online readers and demonstrate an understanding of how online readers interact with content.
Description Students explore beat coverage on the Web and develop a beat list for their own campus. Objectives Students will be able to define beat coverage and explain its purpose. Students will be able to explain why online coverage is particularly useful in covering a beat. …