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ENG 116
Intro to Podcasting
Fall

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of audio storytelling with a strong basis in news reporting. They will learn to use professional audio recording equipment as well as how to incorporate mobile journalism techniques using their cell phones to produce narrative-driven news podcasts. They will cover events on campus as well as stories from the wider Oakland and Bay Area communities, write scripts and edit with Audacity sound software. Their podcasts will be highlighted on the class web site, shared with the campus Campanil site and promoted via social media channels.

Course Credit:
4-4

Instructor(s):
Meredith May
Instructor consent required.

Note(s):
Course size is limited due to the number of sound recorders and microphones available for checkout at Audio Visual Services.
Limit fifteen students.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Written Communication II, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Create, Innovate & Experiment, Written & Oral Comm II

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Last Updated: 6/23/17