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Digital Media and a UW Communication Student

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The typical day in the life of a University of Washington Communications student:

-Meeting with advisers
-Internship
-Current job
-Spending hours studying for their 300/400 level classes

It seems like they don’t have the opportunity to stop. Moving ever so swiftly, I managed to sit down with a current communications student at the University of Washington.

For most communications students, their careers could lie anywhere from advertising, human resources, to digital media. Their discipline gives them a sense of flexibility – this could be their best friend or worst enemy. And with the pace of developing technologies, their prospective jobs seem to be in jeopardy.

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Video Assignment

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For Kathy Gill‘s course, COM 466 Digital Journalism, students were asked create a two minute video story to gain experience working with video. Students were responsible for the entire process of producing video media, including: story conception, filming, logging, editing and distribution.

Our videos were to be evaluated in terms of content, audio and video.

To view the student video stories, visit the COM 466 course website.

Written by pandrewh

May 29, 2009 at 8:57 pm