Category Archives: Tutorials

Helpful Video Tutorials

Video 101 Shooting Basics, Vimeo.com [VIDEO] Video 101: Editing Basics, Vimeo.com [VIDEO] Editing with iMovie, Vimeo.com [VIDEO] iMovie for Journalists, Knight Digital Media Center [WEB TUTORIAL] iMovie 09 Tutorial, Mindy McAdams [WEB TUTORIAL] Advertisements

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Week 8

Assignments: Due Thursday – Tutorial 8: Video Storytelling for the Web (NewsU course report due) Enroll in this NewsU course on video of the web and send me the course report when you are finished. Check out a video camera. … Continue reading

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Tutorial 3: Due Tues, Jan 31

For Tuesday, Jan 31 Tutorial 3: Finding a Good Story and Telling It (Quiz to follow) Listen to the first part (30 minutes) of the Rest Stop episode of This American Life. Then watch Ira Glass talk about the elements … Continue reading

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Week 2

Due by beginning of class on Thurs, Jan 26 Tutorial 2: Reporting Across Platforms (NewsU course report due) Sign up for a NewsU account. Enroll in this course on Reporting Across Platforms and email me the Course Report when you … Continue reading

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Tutorials 8 and 9 Due Thursday

Tutorial 8: Video Shooting and Editing Basics Watch Vimeo Video 101: Shooting Basics Watch Vimeo Video 101: Editing Basics Tutorial 9: Video Storytelling for the Web (NewsU course report due) Enroll in this NewsU course on video of the web … Continue reading

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Week 6 Assignments

Video Project Pitch due 3 p.m. on Thursday Tutorial 6 and 7: Soundslides Watch A Quick Tour of Soundslides (video) If you have questions, review How to Use Soundslides (Knight Digital Media Center) Read How to Make Your Audio Slide … Continue reading

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How to Resize and Save Images for Your Assignments and the Class Website

1. Duplicate or Make a Copy 2. Open Image in Photoshop (or another program you are using) 3. Rotate, Crop and Color Adjust as needed 4. Set image size and resolution From Menu select Image>Image Size Set image resolution to … Continue reading

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Assignment for Tues, Sept 13

Tutorial 1: Quiz to follow Listen to Rest Stop episode of This American Life. Then watch Ira Glass talk about the elements of storytelling on YouTube. Part 1 – The Building Blocks of a Story Part 2 – On Finding … Continue reading

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Week 9 Assignments and Happenings

Audio Slide Show Due Thursday at end of class. Make sure to read and follow the assignment guidelines and Step-by-step Soundslides Instructions for the assignment (pdf) Tutorials 8 and 9 Due Tues, March 30 Tutorial 8: Video Storytelling for the … Continue reading

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Tutorial 6 and 7 – Due Tues, March 8

Due Tuesday, March 8 Tutorial 6: Soundslides How To Watch A Quick Tour of Soundslides Tutorial 7: Improving Your Audio Slide Show Tell a Good Story with Images and Sound (Mindy McAdams) Do’s and Don’ts for Slide Shows (Mindy McAdams) … Continue reading

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