Working the Great Firewall: New Media Perspectives of China from Inside & Out
13 June 2011
June 27-29 and July 4-6: MAP Course: Online Media Skills
20 June 2011

June 27-29: MAP Course – Advanced Online Media Skills

Advanced Online Media Skills by Diane Stormont

Course description: If you already have a basic knowledge of online media skills, beef it up with this hands-on guide to setting up and using interactive (or web2.0) tools and techniques, these include visualisation, live and micro-blogging, live streaming, mapping, crowdsourcing and audio-visual displays. Diane Stormont, senior teaching consultant at the JMSC, veteran journalist and an internet consultant and entrepreneur, will lead the course.

Course Prerequisites: A working knowledge of 1. WordPress / other blogging platforms 2. Basic HTML/CSS/FTP 3. Basic image/photo‐editing software (eg Photoshop) techniques 4. Basic recording and editing audio skills

Date: June 27 – 29 (Mon – Wed)
10am – 1pm, 3 mornings
Course fee: $3,500 / $2,000 for HKU staff, students and alums
Download syllabus here

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Registration: Register here
To register for the HKU staff and student rate, please contact Kylie Chan at / tel: 2219-4416