Fall 2013 Class - Blogging, Digital Journalism + More

I’ve been teaching a blogging course at PNCA since 2009, and it’s hands-down my favorite class to teach. It starts on September 9 16 (note date change), and there is still space available, so if you’re looking for a different and fun workshop style class that will get you started blogging, or you want to infuse your existing blog with new life, check it out!

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Course Description

Create your own online publishing platform. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to start, maintain and grow your presence on the web though a blog or online journal. Students will develop their online identity, discover techniques for engaging readers, learn how to integrate social media and create the basic architecture of their blog or online journal. This collaborative workshop is ideal for ideal for writers, small businesspeople, designers and artists. This class is also appropriate for students with an existing blog that needs a kickstart or rejuvenation.

Topics Covered

The following topics will be explored in this workshop-style class:

  • What is a blog?
  • Types of blogs.
  • Blogging terminology, lingo and benefits.
  • Blogging platforms.
  • Creating an editorial calendar.
  • Using multimedia.
  • Moderating your blog and dealing with problems.
  • Creating policies for your blog.
  • Commenting and connecting with other bloggers.
  • Ethics, rights & responsibilities.
  • Promoting your blog.

Schedule

Sep 16, 2013 - Sep 25, 2013

Mon. & Wed., 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Register here!