Category: Assignments

How To: Creating a Flyer

For my final story I was challenged to create an advertisement for an imaginary dog shelter. Thankfully, Canva was able to help significantly in the process. Prior to this week, I have utilized Canva many times and have become very comfortable designing with it. This helped a lot in...

How To: Stitching Videos

For my final assignment, I used a variety of videos to tell my story. Rather than simply make each video its own post on YouTube, I decided to stitch them together. This allowed for more detail within each video and aids in the overall telling of my story. In...

Get to Know Me

This assignment was one of my favorites to do! Prior to this week, I have used IMovie a lot for both school and within my personal life. Because of this, I had a lot of fun creating the intro and credits as well as playing with transitions and backgrounds....

Look, Listen, Analyze.

Look: Watching this video without the sound was a unique experience to say the least, although it did provide me with an experience I am not used to. When the scene began, the characters are shown to be looking around, alluding to someone entering the room. The camera then...

Reading Movies

Reading Roger Ebert’s “How to Read a Movie” was both interesting and informative. I have been a viewer of many movies and TV shows in my life and often can note “cool” and “unique” scenes through camera work. However, I have never had the expertise of vocabulary in order...

What I Eat in a Day

Typically, I try to eat three meals a day. However, I have a stomach condition that causes both my appetite and nausea to change often. That coupled with being a nanny makes my meals look very interesting. I often pick at what the kids I nanny eat during the...

Moon Graffiti

Overall, I found Moon Graffiti to be a compelling, interesting, thought provoking, and emotional story. From the moment it began, I was immediately hooked. As it continued, I was drawn in even further. While we as listeners were exposed to the “point” of the story fairly early on, I...

TED Radio Hour and ScottLo

The broadcast, TED Radio Hour, tells the unique experience of an MIT professor and her relationship with technology. The story begins with an expose of the professor, intriguing listeners while simultaneously providing important information. It is then explained that she went to a nursing home and saw an elederly...

Ira Glass and Jad Abumrad

Hearing Ira Glass‘ explanation of the building blocks of broadcasting was not only incredibly informative, but also very interesting. While seemingly simplistic, many listeners, or even some broadcasters, do not know how imipactful these elements are to create a successful story. The first component is that of an anecdote....
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