Advanced Production Techniques

Course Code: JOUR 3502

Academic Year: 2018-2019

This course brings together all the major multimedia journalism skill sets established in all previous semesters of study in the program. It also lays the foundation for all the major principles and practices required for the senior-level thesis project in final year. In the course, students produce complex, long-form projects, such as analysis pieces and backgrounder/investigative items, drawing on a variety of materials, themes and subject matters. Students will integrate a range of multimedia approaches, including interactive timelines, podcasts, maps, charts, surveys and research as well as text, audio, video and images. Students will also prepare content for a variety of uses, from handheld devices to the more traditional monitor display usage.