Blog Post 4: Myths & Truths

Overview It is time to continue establishing yourself as an expert on your topic. You have already identified sources of information and misinformation used by your target audience. Blog Post 4 is the next step in the process: Informing readers of what information is out there to support your cause as well as debunking myths about…
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Week 7: 5×5 Digital Story

Overview You will use iMovie to create a 5×5 Digital Story during Week 7’s Lab. Below are instructions and links to tutorials for completing this assignment. Three hours has been more than enough time in previous quarters to complete the tutorial and project. Structure Follow the instructions the imovie11_tutorial.pdf (also available at http://its.pages.tcnj.edu/files/2012/09/imovie11_tutorial.pdf) to edit a 5×5 digital story using photos…
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Week 5 Friday Lecture: The Dark Side of Social Media

We will discuss Twitter and social media next week (Week 6). We will learn about the positive and wonderful uses in community- and relationship-building. But there are inherent risks in social media, just like there is with any tool that gives power to the person wielding it.  The Jedi use the Force well in Star Wars, but…
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Blog Post 3: Social Media Accounts

Overview Publish a blog post that shares your Twitter @username, Facebook group page, YouTube channel URL, and any other accounts that you will be using for your campaign. We have set up some of the necessary accounts and profiles already. You can set up a video account on YouTube.com or Vimeo.com during Week 5’s lab….
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Week 4 Friday Lecture: Lawrence Lessig TEDTalk

We will discuss Copyright and Ethics next week (Week 5). You will learn how copyright relates to the projects we are working on in this course, as well as how to protect yourself on both sides of the copyright fence in your future endeavors as a creator or consumer. One alternative to copyright is Creative Commons,…
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