• Course Code:  OMH08e

  • Term:  Self Paced

  • Open for Enrollment

  • Self-paced

  • Course Author(s)
    Guy Degen
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Online media production - mastering the essentials

Self Paced

Online Media|Online Journalism|Digital Storytelling

  • Circles
    Thomson Foundation


Please contact journalismnow@thomsonfoundation.org if you are having difficulties enrolling into this course

Course duration: 4-6 hours approximately.


About this course:

If you’re working in print or broadcast media and you need to adapt to online journalism, then this course is for you. 


And even if you’re already working in online media, this course will refresh your skills and improve your understanding of the principles and best practices of producing online stories.


The aim of the course is to guide participants step by step through a range of practical online media skills, story formats and creative tools to get started producing online stories.


The course is self paced and consists of the following Modules:


Course Introduction


Module 1 Online Media Essentials

    • Introduction
    • Getting started
    • Blogs, CMS, Online layout; Writing for the Web; Using visual elements: Photo, Video, Interactive Images; Crafting text for social media
    • Module 1 Quiz
    • Summary 

Module 2 Online Story Planning, Workflow and Formats

    • Introduction
    • Planning, Workflow
    • Online story formats
    • Adapting visual elements to social media
    • Module 2 Quiz
    • Summary 

Module 3 Creative Online Media Tools and Apps

    • Introduction
    • Tools and Apps for Online Media
    • Big list of tools and apps
    • Module 3 Quiz
    • Summary 

Course Wrap Up

    • Wrap up Quiz
    • Summary 
    • Further Reading 
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