Monthly Archives: September 2014

Guest speaker Kristen Grace provides directions for taking good photos — helping you prepare for #JOU3109 Lab 7

Kristen Grace will be our special guest in lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 30. Ms. Grace is a photographer and the digital asset manager for the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville. She also is grad of the college. Ms. … Continue reading

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Read blogs — especially on your blog topic — to help you be a better #JOU3109 blogger

Blogging is going to be an on-going writing assignment for you this semester in Multimedia Writing. After getting your lab instructor’s OK for your blog topic, you need to set up a wordpress.com blog and make your first blog post … Continue reading

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Prepare for interviewing and profile writing in Lab 6 with mock interview in #JOU3109 lecture, Sept. 25; be ready to take notes and write soft lead

One of the most important skills in communications internships and jobs is the ability to ask good questions and obtain the information you need. That’s a skill you need whether you are writing a news story, a profile, a new … Continue reading

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Study advice memo provides guidance as you prepare for #JOU3109 Exam One on Oct. 7

Exam One will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 7, during our regular class time. The test will have 50 multiple-choice items — 40 covering the textbook chapters and lectures and 10 covering grammar and AP style issues. Please read the … Continue reading

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Writing critter story in #JOU3109 Lab 5 provides practice in writing news-feature story; bring Alligator & textbook to Sept. 23 lecture

You have been working on the basics of news writing in Labs 3 and 4. Summary leads Delayed identification Inverted pyramid form Objective/neutral writing Short sentences, short paragraphs For Lab 5, you will be writing a news-feature story. You’ll be … Continue reading

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