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Spring new media workshops at Drake University

09 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off





Multimedia instructor Chris Snider will lead these four workshops in Meredith Hall.

Sponsored by the E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine Studies at Drake University.


Shooting and editing video in iMovie

Saturday, March 5 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Meredith 104

What you will learn: Bring your point-and-shoot video camera (a still camera that shoots video will work fine) along for this hands-on course. You’ll learn tips for shooting better video along with how to edit video in iMovie ’09. In the afternoon, you’ll shoot and edit a story alone or in a pair.

Cost: $50 if you sign up in advance. $75 at the door. Free for Drake students/staff who sign up in advance.


Writing for the web

Wednesday, March 23 | 6-8 p.m. | Meredith 104

What you will learn: This two-hour lecture course will give you a solid introduction into search engine optimization and how readers really interact with our content online.

Cost: Free if you sign up in advance. $5 at the door.


SOLD OUT – Basics of HTML and CSS

Saturday, April 2 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Meredith 104

What you will learn: Learn the basis of building websites using HTML and CSS in the morning. Then put your skills to use building your first web pages in the afternoon.

Cost: $50 if you sign up in advance. $75 at the door. Free for Drake students/staff who sign up in advance.


Creating a blog/site using WordPress.org

Saturday, April 9 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Meredith 104

What you will learn: In this hands-on class, you will purchase a domain name, launch a WordPress site and learn to make some basic modifications to your WordPress theme. It is recommended that you take the “Basics of HTML and CSS” class first, but that’s not required.

Cost: $50 if you sign up in advance. $75 at the door. Free for Drake students/staff who sign up in advance. It is recommended that you purchase a domain name and hosting during the session. Current price is $56 for a year.


How to sign up

Contact Shari Tenney in the SJMC office at shari.tenney@drake.edu or 515-271-3194.

Space is limited for the March 5, April 2 and April 9 workshops. Please sign up in advance.

Cash or check (made out to Drake School of Journalism) accepted.

Questions? Contact Chris Snider at chris.snider@drake.edu.