The students worked on these packages in teams of three. The focus of the assignment was to practice gathering information from the Web and presenting it in a way that would be consistent with Web standards. This was not to be a complicated or technically sophisticated multimedia presentation.
For some, it was a re-introduction to reporting basics. For others, it was a more of a refresher course.
The teams that generally mixed students from the various concentrations in the journalism department. This is a precursor to the more complex multimedia storytelling assignment that will take up most of the last six weeks of the course.
Here are the packages:
State of the C-State
Fighting a Killer: CSU takes on tuberculosis
CSU anticipates news computer science building
The word on the street
America's best place to live?
Creativity comes alive on the streets
Metal history: ONE man's take
4 years ago