I didn’t have a ton of advice for future students because I thing half of the fun with this class and trying to figure your way through it. In general, I spoke of the benefits of online classes, shaping assignments to make them fun for […]
Month: December 2017
For my final assignment, I chose to focus on the real world villain of global warming. My character, Weather Woman, has made an appearance for several other eco-friendly assignments so I thought I would end with a myriad of global warming information and PSAs. Visuals […]
The benefit of taking online classes is that you can generally work them around your schedule. This is especially true for a class like this one where everyone has the same standard due date each week. If you have a lot of free time in the beginning of one week and a lot at the end of another, you can switch things up as long as everything is completed by the deadline.
The class is a lot of work. You will be creating multiple media assignments each week, but it won’t necessarily feel like work. While I will admit that some weeks have been a struggle, there are other weeks where I am really excited about creating an assignment and seeing its end result. So will you should be prepared for a fair amount of work, don’t expect it to be boring. You get to shape assignments tot your own liking; make it something you will enjoy doing.
Learn how to operate your website. This wasn’t a problem for me because I have had a lot of experience with WordPress, but it’s important to know how to work and create on your site to make your blog as useful as possible.
I wish I known how many different softwares we would be using so that I had more time to find some for my computer. I found that certain softwares were not very compatible with my laptop so I would have to install and uninstall programs until I found that worked and that could take a bit of time.
I was worried about this class because I am a senior with an 18 credit course load and I wasn’t sure how I would manage my time for this class. However, it ended up being one of my more enjoyable classes. It was interesting working with different types of media and, while I liked some more than other, it was a learning experience that I hope I will be able to apply in the future.