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COMM 3010 Writing & Producing the Narrative for Digital Media

Course description

New media communication has been blurring the traditional roles of content creator and consumer. Professional communicators such a journalists, screenwriters, advertising executives, documentarians, and podcasters- are now expected to know how to use alternative storytelling forms to reach their audiences. They need to know how to gather information through a variety of sources such as crowdsurfing and social media, quickly and efficiently write , edit, record audio and video. Thus course will explore these new delivery systems and provide guided practice of emerging communication forms. Fundamentally, this course is about writing-concisely, accurately with a clear and active voice- for new digital media with a focus on the personal narrative. Outcome 1: Write, edit and produce both personal narratives and community based research topics in essay, podcast and short video documentary formats. Outcome 2: Collaborate, and share written and produced content with the class in the form of audio/visual and oral presentations. Outcome 3: Encouraged to express their diverse perspectives.


sophomore standing.


COMM 3010 001-LEC On-campus 6-week session

Session:6-week session
Class dates:June 25-August 7, 2018
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:M-F 10 AM - 11:30 AM Kennedy Hall 101
Instructor:Byrne, C. (cpb76)
Max. enroll:25
To enroll:To enroll, complete and submit a course enrollment form and your payment to the Summer Session office. For more information, see enrollment and registration. Please note that late registration fees may apply.

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