Please keep checking this page for more handouts and information on teaching.

Social Media & Theory | Fall 2014
Scale Development and Reporting | Summer 2014
Social Media & News | JRN821 | Spring 2014
Multimedia Reporting II | JRN801 | Spring 2014
Quantitative Methods | COM803 | Spring 2013
Images and Messages | JRN445 | Summer 2013
Spartan Online Newsroom | JRN400 | Fall 2012
Online Media | JMC 305(Honors) | Spring 2012
Online Media | JMC 305 | Spring 2012
Online Media | JMC 305 | Fall 2011
Online Media
| JMC 305 | Spring 2011
Online Media
| JMC 305 | Fall 2010
Online Media
| JMC 305 | Spring 2010
Online Media | JMC 425 | Fall 2009
Online Media
| JMC 425 | Spring 2009
Online Media
| JMC 425 | Spring 2008
Online Journalism
| Online Media: JMC425 | Fall 2007
Broadcast News and Production
| Broadcast News II: JRN 403 January 2005 – May 2005
Online Journalism
| Digital Reporting for the Web: JRN 490, August – May 2006

Recently Added Materials
Sentiment analysis tools – social media
TAGS – Twitter Archiving Google Spreadsheet – Twitter scraping
SaturateApp – qualitative discourse web browser tool
Google Maps Engine Lite


Social Media

CSS and Web Editing



  • Visual Embeds (Polls, Maps, Tag Clouds, Audio Players, Forms, Video, Slideshow, Timelines, Documents, Sharing icons)






General Digital Skills Texts
Briggs, M. (2011). Entrepreneurial journalism: How to build what’s next for news. Washington, DC: CQ Press.

Foust, J. (2011). Online journalism: Principles and practices of news for the web. Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathway Publishers.

Green, S.C., Lodato, M.J., Schwalbe, C.B., & Silcock, B. (2012). News now: Visual storytelling in the digital age. Allyn & Bacon.

Luckie, Mark S. (2010). The digital journalist’s handbook.

Thornburg, R. (2010). Producing online news: Digital skills, stronger stories. Washington, DC: CQ Press.

Tompkins, A. (2011). Aim for the heart. Write, shoot, report, and produce for TV and multimedia. Chicago, Ill.: Bonus Books.

Wenger, D.H., & Potter, D. (2011). Advancing the story. Broadcast journalism in the multimedia world. CQ Press: Washington, DC.

Targeted Texts
Berger, A.B. (2008). Seeing is believing. An introduction to visual communication. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Christian, B. (2011). The most human human: What talking with computers teaches us about what it means to be alive. New York: Doubleday.

Eiseman, L. (2006). Color: Messages and meanings. Cincinnati, OH: Hand Brooks Press.

Friend, C. & Singer, J.B. (2010). Online journalism ethics. Traditions and transitions. New York: M.E. Sharpe, Inc.

Gillmor, D. (2010). Mediactive. Creative Commons License.

McFarland, D.S. (2010). Dreamweaver CS5. The missing manual. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly Media, Inc.

Nielsen, & Pernice, K. (2010). Eyetracking web usability. Berkeley, CA: Nielson Norman Group.

Pariser, E. (2011). The filter bubble: What the internet is hiding from you. London, England: Penguin Press.

Paterson, C., & Domingo, D. (2011). Making online news. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.

Rushkoff, D. (2011). Program or be programmed: Ten commands for a digital age.

Shirky, C. (2010). Cognitive surplus: How technology makes consumers into collaborators. London, England: Penguin Press.

Turkle, S. (2011). Alone together. Why we expect more from technology and less from each other. New York: Basic Books, Inc.

Zittrain, J. (2008). The future of the internet and how to stop it. Creative Commons License.


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