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We are offering 9 free mini-lessons for students and advisers. Each is around 15 minutes long and have either a handout to go along with or "next step" instructions within the video themselves. Enjoy these bonus materials presented by our friends at the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Drake University.
Get hands-on training with your camera, learn how to effectively use shutter speed, aperture and ISO in addition to turning well-composed photos into great ones!
The goal of this course is to help you build an organized and efficient journalism program at your school and share some tips to help you succeed.
Get up to speed on the premiere desktop publishing program Adobe offers and that student newsrooms around the country are using.
Already have a good understanding of shutter speed, aperture and ISO? This class will help take your photography skills to the next level.
Gain skills to manage today’s digital newsroom with exposure to new tools that will help infuse the news and information into coverage and workflow.
This class taught by Drake University Associate Professor Chris Snider will introduce you to the tools and skills needed to record, edit and launch your podcast.
How do you use social media to grow and extend your reach as a high school publication? This workshop will give you a winning strategy for doing social media well.
Go through everything from how to come up with strong story ideas and planning stories to getting great interviews and writing a strong journalistic story.
In the Advanced Writing class, award winning adviser Jack Kennedy will share with you what he has learned through the years about story-telling.
You will learn basic techniques of video storytelling, then go into the field to gather a story of your own. You will shoot, write, edit, export, post and share your work.
Geared toward all types and sizes of yearbook programs, this track will help students take important next steps for successful yearbook production.