Hands-on digital media class for spring

Shaping TOMORROW’S NEWS TODAY   with this experimental, interdisciplinary project in cooperation with local
news organizations that will research, create and implement new social media strategies targeting key campus
demographics and seeking to increase audience habituation and engagement.
Includes extensive practice creating and evaluating postings plus brainstorming, implementing and analyzing social
media strategies for news. Designed in consultation with Top 10 newspaper where instructor was visiting professor
of social media this summer.
Also introduces digital publishing skills with HTML5, CSS3, content management, interactivity and non-linearity.

Required pre-req: none
Recommended: JOUR 200, ADV 150 or equivalent

1 to 3:50 p.m. Tuesdays in Room 31 Gregory Hall. Taught by Prof. Eric Meyer


Dr. Julian Parrott

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Services

College of Media

University of Illinois