JOUR 1290: Introduction to Digital Media Storytelling

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Course Format Lecture 2.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 2.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

The future of storytelling is in the digital space. In this course, students examine new trends in online communications and mobile journalism, while becoming fluent in a variety of digital media formats. They explore writing for the web, using social media for journalism and public relations, blogging, and online production techniques. Students learn how to use a mobile device to record video and audio and capture photos in the field, then package and repurpose that content for online use.

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: a minimum 70% in English First Peoples 12, English Studies 12, Literary Studies 12, or equivalent; a minimum "C" grade in a university-level English course for which Langara College awards transfer credit; a minimum "C" grade in ENGL 1120; an "S" grade in ENGL 1107 or 1110; or permission of the instructor.

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