HSI, Day 12: Continue Video Editing & Flickr, Self-Reflection on Media Literacy & HSI

Photo Scavenger Hunt We’re going to walk around campus as a class and take photos for our scavenger hunt. Then we’ll post them to our blogs as well as write a reflection post (see below). Class Discussion & Blog Post: … Continue reading “HSI, Day 12: Continue Video Editing & Flickr, Self-Reflection on Media Literacy & HSI”

HSI, Day 12: Self-Reflection about HSI & Videography Basics

Class Discussion & Blog Post Your HSI experience is almost to an end. How do you feel about that? What stories will you tell about HSI? Let’s take some time to answer these self-reflection questions. Be honest and thoughtful when … Continue reading “HSI, Day 12: Self-Reflection about HSI & Videography Basics”

HSI, Day 11: Media Stereotypes & Finalize Flickr Slideshow

Class Discussion & Blog Post Today we will examine various media stereotypes of the past and discuss if you think any stereotypes have changed. TV shows of the past reinforced traditional gender stereotypes Entertainment and TV often portrayed African-Americans as … Continue reading “HSI, Day 11: Media Stereotypes & Finalize Flickr Slideshow”

HSI, Day 10: Photo Shoot, Photo Scavenger Hunt, & Photo Editing

Personality Profile Photos on Campus Let’s go outside and take some photos of your personality profile partners. You can then post these photos of your partner to your story about them. Photo Scavenger Hunt You want to show photos in … Continue reading “HSI, Day 10: Photo Shoot, Photo Scavenger Hunt, & Photo Editing”

HSI, Day 9: Digital Media & Multitasking, HSI Photography Review, & Flickr

Class Discussion & Blog Post Today we’ll watch a clip from a Frontline documentary about the impacts and implications of digital media use. After the clip, please answer the following questions: To what extent do you multitask with media during … Continue reading “HSI, Day 9: Digital Media & Multitasking, HSI Photography Review, & Flickr”

HSI, Day 8: MTV & Media Literacy, Finish Audio, & Embed Audio

Class Discussion & Blog Post How many of you watch MTV? Today we’re going to take a critical look at MTV and understand how they make money and how MTV may influence you. Now, let’s write a blog post and … Continue reading “HSI, Day 8: MTV & Media Literacy, Finish Audio, & Embed Audio”

HSI, Day 7: Ethics of Media Consumerism, Finish Profiles, Audio Editing, & SoundCloud Tutorial

Class Discussion & Blog Post For our class discussion today, we will focus on marketing, advertising, and consumerism. We will watch clips (“The Times They Are A-Changin’” and “The Science of Selling”) from a Frontline documentary about “The Persuaders”. You’ll … Continue reading “HSI, Day 7: Ethics of Media Consumerism, Finish Profiles, Audio Editing, & SoundCloud Tutorial”

HSI, Day 6: Media & Body Image, Profile Writing, & Audio Editing

Class Discussion & Blog Post: Media & Body Image Take a look at these magazines. Advertisements and media imagery plays on our insecurities to make money. The average female is 5’4 and 165 lbs, yet the average female model is … Continue reading “HSI, Day 6: Media & Body Image, Profile Writing, & Audio Editing”

HSI, Day 5: Interviewing Self-Reflection, Organizing Your Profile, & Using Quotes

Self-Reflection: Interview Day In a new blog post, I’d like you to reflect on your experiences from last week when you interviewed your partner. Please create a new blog post and answer these questions: Give a review of your interviewing … Continue reading “HSI, Day 5: Interviewing Self-Reflection, Organizing Your Profile, & Using Quotes”

HSI, Day 4: Ethics of Banning Books, Audio Gathering Tips, & Interview Day

Class Discussion: Ethics of Banning Books Our initial discussion today deals with commonly banned/challenged books. First, let’s look at a list of books that are commonly banned. As you can see, the reasons often deal with foul language, racism, sexually … Continue reading “HSI, Day 4: Ethics of Banning Books, Audio Gathering Tips, & Interview Day”

HSI, Day 3: Role & Impact of News Media, Interviewing Skills, & Audio

Class Discussion & Blog Post: The Responsibility and Role of the News Media Our opening discussion today involves critically thinking about the news media, which some of you may have done in your first blog post. Let’s consider these questions: … Continue reading “HSI, Day 3: Role & Impact of News Media, Interviewing Skills, & Audio”

HSI, Day 2: Online Identity, Partner Pair Up, Profile Basics, & Writing Questions

Blogging Workshop — Finish Blogging Workshop, if needed — Class Discussion & Blog Post: Your Online Identity Our first discussion topic today revolves around your online identity. Let’s write a quick blog post about these questions and discuss them as … Continue reading “HSI, Day 2: Online Identity, Partner Pair Up, Profile Basics, & Writing Questions”

HSI, Day 1: Welcome, Multimedia & Storytelling, Photography Basics, & Blog Setup

I hope you’re as excited as I am to be here at HSI. I bet you are! — A  Little About Me — Before we get started talking about the class and what we’ll be doing, I’d like to learn … Continue reading “HSI, Day 1: Welcome, Multimedia & Storytelling, Photography Basics, & Blog Setup”