Category Archives: 4992

Convergence Capstone

  • 4992 Schedule: Spring 2017

    Posted on February 6, 2017 by in 4992

    Basic Info | Schedule | Projects/Teams | Objectives | Policies | Grading Jump to: Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12 Week 13 Week 14 Week 15 Week 16 Subject to Change Week 1 DATE: Week of January 16 — NO CLASS — Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday […]

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  • 4992 Projects: Spring 2016

    Posted on July 13, 2016 by in 4992

    Basic Info | Schedule | Projects/Teams | Objectives | Policies | Grading BBC homepage strategy for international editions Clients: Eizabeth Raisig, Vice President, Consumer Digital and Dan Fisher, Lead homepage editor, BBC Worldwide Mentor: Mark Hinojosa Team: Danielle Dieterich, Jack Howard and Deme Walls The BBC.com homepage is a discovery mechanism for international audiences that highlights and provides access to all of the BBC’s distinctive news and […]

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  • 4992 Course Assignments and Grading

    Posted on July 13, 2016 by in 4992

    Basic Info | Schedule | Projects/Teams | Objectives | Policies | Grading Course Assignments and Grading Capstone students work in teams to conduct and evaluate original research on the projects in this course and present recommendations based on the data. The research may take several forms, including but not limited to: Conducting and/or analyzing the findings of a focus group of target audiences Analyzing user […]

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  • 4992 Objectives

    Posted on July 13, 2016 by in 4992

    Schedule | Projects/Teams | Objectives | Policies | Grading You and your colleagues will bring together the reporting, editing, management, design, analytics, social media and marketing skills gained in previous Convergence courses as well as your individual interest areas to plan, produce, promote and evaluate in-depth, highly-creative journalistic content and products. Unlike Convergence Reporting and Convergence […]

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  • 4992 Class Policies

    Posted on July 13, 2016 by in 4992

    Basic Info | Schedule | Projects/Teams | Objectives | Policies | Grading Policies Academic Honesty Academic honesty is fundamental to the activities and principles of a university. All members of the academic community must be confident that each person’s work has been responsibly and honorably acquired, developed and presented. Any effort to gain an advantage not given to all students is dishonest whether or not […]

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  • 4992 Projects and Teams: Spring 2017

    Posted on January 12, 2016 by in 4992

    Basic Info | Schedule | Projects/Teams | Objectives | Policies | Grading PolitiFact promise tracking: the Trump-O-Meter Client: Aaron Sharockman, Executive Director, PolitiFact Mentor: Mike McKean Team: Jon Doty, Rachel Foster-Gimbel, Anel Ganic & Uliana Pavlova PolitiFact, the Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checker, is launching on January 17th the Trump-O-Meter to track how well the new president is following through on key campaign promises. Last semester, capstoners Lindsay Gloor, Ginger […]

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  • Convergence Portfolio Criteria

    Posted on January 12, 2016 by in 4992, Career, Convergence Resources, Courses, Help Files

    At a minimum, your portfolio should contain: Home page: includes select contact information and a personal branding statement (an indication of who you are in relation to your job search/next step after college) Resume: (most people create web-friendly AND downloadable methods for viewing their resume) Links to your work: blogs, videos, audio, internship links, classroom assignments […]

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  • How to connect to the video server using EVO ShareBrowser

    Posted on August 21, 2015 by in 4804, 4806, 4992, 7802, Help Files

    If you are editing video for 4804, 4806, 4992 and some other courses, you will need to use the EVO server (formerly known as Avid/Unity) as the storage place for your work in progress. This article provides instructions for connecting to that server.

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  • Adobe Premiere Pro Training Sessions

    Posted on July 28, 2015 by in 4804, 4806, 4992

    The MU Department of Information Technology will be conducting training sessions for students on how to edit video using Adobe Premiere Pro. We will expect every student in 4804-7804 and 4806-7806 to attend one session. This is optional and available for students in 4992-7992. Space is limited (capacity listed in parentheses). You must register for […]

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  • 4992 Schedule: Spring 2015

    Posted on July 13, 2015 by in 4992

    Basic Info | Schedule | Projects/Teams | Objectives | Policies | Grading | Blogs Jump to: Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12 Week 13 Week 14 Week 15 Week 16 Week 1 DATE: Week of January 19 — NO CLASS — Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Assignments Due Meet in […]

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