The largest of four comprehensive universities within the Connecticut State University System, CCSU enrolls about 8,500 full-time and 4,000 part-time students. Of these, about 10,000 attend as undergraduates, and 2,400 as graduates.
Students comprise 42 percent of the School of Arts & Sciences enrollment (5,300).
Female students account for 48 percent of the undergraduate student population; males, 52 percent.
CCSU is richly diverse: about 20 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage; African American students comprise more than 8 percent of the student body; Latinos, nearly 8 percent; and Asians, almost 3 percent.
Writing guidelines for our digital story:
– Be objective. You are the narrator, not the main character.
– Write in third person. Do not use: I, you, we, our, your
– Write a lead that hooks the reader. Should be one sentence.
– Quotes: Chiara said, “Use quotes and attribute them.” The class was not happy. “This challenge is the real deal,” a student said.
– Hyperlink if possible. Especially, if it will clear up confusion or gives more context.
– Check for spelling and grammar. “Edit in layers.”
Interview your classmate, and write a 500- to 650-word story about why they came to CCSU, and profile who they are as a student.
– follow the writing guidelines
-include at least one picture with a caption. Use the lessons we covered for taking compelling pictures.
-use relevant, useful hyperlinks
– use a pull quote
-use the aesthetic techniques we’ve learned for creating a good visual post
-make a slide show with 3-5 slides using creative commons pics.
-put the post in a category
Close-Medium-Wide Story: You and your partner will shoot a scene that “tells a story.”
You need three shots: a wide, medium, and close. Try to incorporate all the lessons we learned in class.
Then in Photoshop, create 3 visuals that are 3000 W x 2000 H pixels. Each visual should have: