Sep 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HUM 295-01 - Special Topic: Digital Journal Publishing: A New Approach

4 credits (Spring)
Cross-listed as: SST 295-02 .  Course covers all aspects of Rootstalk: A Prairie Journal of Culture, Science, and the Arts. Students expand the idea of a journal, shaping content for the Spring 2023 issue in traditional forms (text and images) but also learning to create online digital content including podcasts, video essays, short films, and audio files. Special focus for this class: In a publishing landscape transformed by the internet, how are journalism and storytelling different, and how are they the same? Discussion will include attention to audience-building, including discussion and study of analytics, social media, and outreach to special populations. Students who have taken other publishing courses taught by these instructors may also take this course.

Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
Instructor: Andelson, Baechtel