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CM 120: Introduction to Digital Video Journalism (3 credits)

Course Description

Students will develop basic skills in video production and apply them to creating journalistic stories. (Cross-listed as JOUR 120.) (2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab)

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills of digital video production including operating a digital video camera and sound recording kit
  • Demonstrate the ability to edit a video project in a digital non-linear system
  • Develop effective storytelling skills through the use of basic cinematography concepts—composition, light and movement
  • Produce videos independently or in groups that meet journalistic standards and ethics

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