Multimedia Authorship – The Power of Words and Images
September 5 through December 13, 2024
RECOMMENDED FOR: Juniors and Seniors
COURSE LISTING: English, Communications, Practical Arts, Media Studies
APPROXIMATE TEXT/RESOURCES COST: $0 (Resources provided)
This course aims primarily to develop communication skills through student expression ideas using multimedia technology. Students will study models of multimedia composition used by professional and student writers and then create their own multimedia content, pushing students to a mastery of the concepts and technical skills the composition requires. To fully participate in the class, students must have a computer (Mac or Windows) on which they can install new programs. They will also need access to a digital camera. The semester will culminate with each student producing an original, substantive multimedia project on a topic of the student’s choice. This course requires weekly engagement but is primarily asynchronous which allows students to work around their school schedule. There is a synchronous meeting that will take place one evening per week that is optional for students to attend. Meeting times to be determined at the beginning of the term.