Teaching Examples

Interactive exercise for journalism students
November 20, 2006, 1:41 pm
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At the Vancouver Film School, students in the Digital Design program will “create an interactive journalism Flash project”:

This project begins by selecting a newspaper article that you want to make more meaningful to a target audience. Next, you’ll use the skills introduced to you in the User Experience and Interface Design courses to come up with a concept statement and storyboard. … Your design is meant to seduce the reader to click on the piece, to inform and educate your reader with more than content, but also with engaging interactivity that completes the experience. By offering your reader a greater sense of knowledge about the subject of the piece, your project will demonstrate that you have the ability to not only communicate through design, but also to captivate and educate an audience. [Source]

How cool is that? If only the same person also had training in journalism …

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