Assignments

This page is used primarily for links you will use in lab and only is guaranteed to be updated prior to Lecture. Please check the Schedule to be sure you are completing what is assigned for lecture (including the readings), as well as to see what is due in the upcoming weeks. 

NOTE: You will need to be signed in to Google Drive using your wisc.edu account to access the assignment materials.

Week 5

Lecture:

Lab 1:

Lab 2:

Due in Week 6:

Week 4

Lecture:

  • DUE: IS Final Pitch to Canvas (for students who are asked to repitch)
  • DUE: Extra Credit Feature Leads (J202 Facebook group)
    • The facebook post is up! Make sure you post your leads/nut grafs in the comments to the post.
    • Stacy’s post (on Facebook group and J202 website) includes a video with more on how to write feature leads
    • Assignment sheet is here
    • They can look for fellow collaborators through the Facebook group, or using Canvas (People tab)
    • Example from New York Times: Saved From Harvey’s Floodwaters, Twice. So How Did She End Up Dead? (nut graf: paragraphs 5-6)
    • Nut graf = your story in a nutshell; the “kernel” of your story

Lab 1:

Lab 2:

Due in Week 5:

Week 3

Lecture:

Lab 1:

Lab 2:

Week 2

Lecture:

Lab 1:

Lab 2:

Week 1

Introductory material to complete before coming to our Week 2 lecture, Monday, Jan. 29 (or ideally before your first lab)

  1. Read the Syllabus
  2. Read the Formatting assignments sheet
  3. Read the Understanding your grades sheet
  4. Read the Extra credit and professional practice sheets
  5. Fill out this About Me form
  6. Read the AP style tipsheet
  7. Do the WordPress training, accessible under the training tab above
  8. Read the Portfolio site assignment sheet and make note of the deadlines listed there
  9. Read the Media analysis assignment sheet
  10. Get started on the Grammar and style training