MC3306 M-W Spring 2016 Class Schedule

January 18 - MLK Day (No class)
January 20 - Class Introduction/News Judgment and News Values

January 25 - Differences Between Print and Broadcast (SOTD: Dale)
January 27 - Story Formats (SOTD: Drew) (CE Quiz 1)

February 1 - Writing Leads
February 3 - Writing Workshop (SOTD: Sergio) (CE Quiz 2)

February 8 - Lab Assignment 1 (SOTD: Ruby)
February 10 - Finding Good Stories (SOTD: Holly)

February 15 - Writing Conversationally (SOTD: Sam) (CE Quiz 3)
February 17 - Interview Strategies and Picking Quality Sound (SOTD: Christina)

February 22 - How to Write a Package Script (SOTD: Andrea M.) (CE Quiz 4) (Story 1 Assignment)
February 24 - Writing for the Web (SOTD: Amanda)

February 29 - How to Write to Video (SOTD: Regan) (CE Quiz 5)
March 2 - Lab Assignment 2

March 7 - Bob Dotson Book (SOTD: Malik)
March 9 - Bob Dotson Book (SOTD: Bethany)

March 14 - Spring Break
March 16 - Spring Break

March 21 - Ambient Sound (SOTD: Quixem) (CE Quiz 6) (Story 2 Assignment)
March 23 - Lab Assignment 3

March 28 - Covering Live Events (SOTD: Karina) (CE Quiz 7)
March 30 - Lab Assignment 4

April 4 - Boyd Huppert (!) in class! 
April 6 - On-Air Performance Tips (SOTD: Gus and Max) (Story 3 Assignment)

April 11 - Broadcast Writing Ethics (SOTD: Andrea T.) (CE Quiz 8)
April 13 - Social Newsgathering Ethics (SOTD: Rachel)

April 18 - Lab Assignment 5
April 20 - Differences Between TV and Radio (Story 4 Assignment)

April 25 - Social Media Best Practices (CE Quiz 9)
April 27 - Writing PSAs and Commercials

May 2 - Boyd Huppert's Land of 10,000 Stories (CE Quiz 10)

May 11 - Final exam, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

*Schedule subject to change as needed