Monthly Archives: February, 2012

J2150U Blog #7 Digitized Media

This week’s lecture was about how media gets digitized. Our guest speaker discussed HTML5, gamification and augmented reality. I learned that HTML5 is a language for structuring and presenting content for the Internet. It is the 5th development and is still undergoing changes. The goal of it is to improve language with support for the …

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J2150U Blog #6- Strategic Communication

I found today’s lecture to be especially interesting because it was focused on strategic communication. I got my e-mail of acceptance yesterday and was thrilled we were going to be discussing it in lecture! Mark Swanson spoke a lot about the ethics of advertising. The four main advertising methods that were discussed were: Appeal to …

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J2150U Blog #5-Audio Slideshows

This week in lecture, audio slideshows were discussed. There are endless amounts of possibilities one can create for a slideshow which is why I like them. They allow a journalist to show their creativity by combining their photographs and audio clips they edited. I believe that by adding audio to a slideshow of  photos, it …

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J2150U Blog #4-The Decisive Moment

“But if it is possible to make pictures of the ‘core’ as well as the sparks, this is a picture story.” This was one of the quotes that was used in the powerpoint during lecture this week. This one really stuck out to me because I completely agree with it. I think this quote is …

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J2150U Blog #3

In this lecture this week, Professor Simons gave a presentation about how to create and manage a successful blog. She explained some really helpful tools and techniques that I think I will be able to apply to mine and that will help me improve my blogging skills. Before this class, I never had a blog …

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