MC4381 SpringĀ 2017 Class Schedule

Week of January 16
Lecture: Intro to class (Wednesday only)
Online: Intro to TRACS site
Lab: Intro to labs

Week of January 23
Lecture: Intro/Tools you can use today
Online: Innovation and social media
Lab: Into to Wordpress and Twitter

Week of January 30
Lecture: Blogging basics
Online: Intro to Blog Project
Lab: Wordpress II

Week of February 6
Lecture: Social media and native content
Online: Advanced Wordpress
Lab: Wordpress and social media promotion

Week of February 13
Lecture: Intro to the Internet and web (Twitter Jeopardy)
Online: HTML and The Browser Wars
Lab: Intro to HTML

Week of February 20
Lecture: HTML and coding
Online: HTML continued and History of Search
Lab: HTML II

Week of February 27
Lecture: CSS and design
Online: CSS and search engine optimization
Lab: CSS

Week of March 6
Lecture: Midterm Exam
Online: No online module
Lab: No lab

Week of March 13
Spring Break

Week of March 20
Lecture: Mobile and apps
Online: Building an app
Lab: Mobile apps

Week of March 27
Lecture: Digital photography
Online: Visual storytelling
Lab: Mobile apps II

Week of April 3
Lecture: Digital video and innovations in video
Online: Visual and social media
Lab: iMovie

Week of April 10
Lecture: Data storytelling and interactives
Online: Telling stories with data/Facebook training
Lab: iMovie II

Week of April 17
Lecture: Online business models
Online: Audio storytelling/Pixlr
Lab: Audio slideshows

Week of April 24
Lecture: Digital media ethics and law
Online: Media ethics and transparency
Lab: Photo editing and Pixlr

Week of May 1
Lecture: Guest speaker: Taylor Wood, The Chive (both sections invited to attend)
Online: No online section
Lab: No lab