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Writing and Storytelling in the Digital Age

Spring 2018

Improve your writing skills and gain insight into how to approach different types of content. Discover how to write and structure stories for both print and digital formats and explore techniques to craft compelling headlines, leads, articles, blog posts and social media content, including when to apply new journalism techniques (lists, slideshows, and bullet points). Get first-hand experience in writing features, conducting interviews and doing research. You will also explore the differences in writing features, reviews, news stories, and promotional copy, such as press releases. Additionally, the course will touch upon how to generate ideas for stories, pitching stories, SEO, and sourcing photos.

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This course can be applied toward an Award of Achievement in Applied Digital Communications & Social Media.

Schedule

5 Wed, 18:15 – 21:15

Start Date

April 04, 2018

End Date

May 02, 2018

Instructor

S. Conner

Course Reference Number (CRN)

91038

Registration for this course is now closed. Please call us at 604.984.4901 for additional details or email us at csee@capilanou.ca

Product Description

Improve your writing skills and gain insight into how to approach different types of content. Discover how to write and structure stories for both print and digital formats and explore techniques to craft compelling headlines, leads, articles, blog posts and social media content, including when to apply new journalism techniques (lists, slideshows, and bullet points). Get first-hand experience in writing features, conducting interviews and doing research. You will also explore the differences in writing features, reviews, news stories, and promotional copy, such as press releases. Additionally, the course will touch upon how to generate ideas for stories, pitching stories, SEO, and sourcing photos.

AoA thumbnail-digital
This course can be applied toward an Award of Achievement in Applied Digital Communications & Social Media.

Additional Information

Schedule

5 Wed, 18:15 – 21:15

Start Date

April 04, 2018

End Date

May 02, 2018

Instructor

S. Conner

Course Reference Number (CRN)

91038