Interactivity

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Lecture as part of the Online Journalism module taught to Year 2 students on the BA (Hons) Media & Communication (Journalism) degree at Birmingham City University, UK

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Interactivity

  1. 1. Paul Bradshaw Senior Lecturer, Online Journalism, Magazines and New Media, School of Media, Birmingham City University, UK (mediacourses.com) Blogger, Online Journalism Blog Interactivity
  2. 2. What is it?
  3. 3. Giving the user control
  4. 4. Time Space Input Output hardware software
  5. 5. Time Space Input Output hardware software Moblogging, UGC, CJ Blog, podcast, vlog, forum, chatroom, comments, live chats, wiki, YouTube, Flickr, MySpace, email Mobile phones, iPods, wifi laptop, RSS Hyperlinks, online video/audio, podcast, databases, Flash interactives, PDF papers, Sky+, RSS, Last.fm, mobile phone
  6. 6. interact
  7. 8. when?
  8. 9. ££££
  9. 10. issue
  10. 11. running story
  11. 12. feature
  12. 13. explanation
  13. 14. map
  14. 15. choices
  15. 16. choices
  16. 17. choices
  17. 18. Non-linear
  18. 19. (from AndyDickinson.net)
  19. 20. multimedia
  20. 21. multimedia video
  21. 22. multimedia audio video
  22. 23. multimedia audio video slideshow
  23. 24. multimedia audio video text slideshow
  24. 25. multimedia audio video text slideshow quiz
  25. 26. multimedia audio video text slideshow quiz image map
  26. 27. multimedia audio video text slideshow quiz image map graphs
  27. 28. multimedia audio video text slideshow database quiz image map graphs
  28. 29. multimedia audio video text slideshow database quiz image map graphs links
  29. 30. multimedia audio video text slideshow database quiz image map graphs links animation
  30. 31. Flash
  31. 32. “ Show, demonstrate and engage” <ul><li>Use text to explain </li></ul><ul><li>Use audio slideshows and video to show </li></ul><ul><li>Use interactives to demonstrate and engage </li></ul><ul><li>- Jonathon Dube, CyberJournalist.net </li></ul>
  32. 33.
  33. 34. Do something now <ul><li>You have been placed in a group. Discuss some big stories in your areas that might suit an interactive treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Identify one or two and flesh it out. How might you think about: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio slideshows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Hyper)text, related stories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Games, quizzes, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charts, data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aggregation, dynamic qualities (e.g. RSS) </li></ul></ul>
  34. 35. Do something now <ul><li>Individually, write a commissioning brief for a Flash designer to create an interactive for you. </li></ul><ul><li>The best nine will be produced by members of [another module] </li></ul>
  35. 36. Do something now <ul><li>Using the handbook on Flash, familiarise yourself with: </li></ul><ul><li>The drawing tools </li></ul><ul><li>Simple animation </li></ul>
  36. 37. Do something next <ul><li>Look at more examples of interactivity </li></ul><ul><li>Meet as a group and storyboard your ideas for your interactive. You will need to pitch your idea to the rest of the class next week. </li></ul><ul><li>Record your progress in your blog and link to it (or embed it if you can) </li></ul><ul><li>Keep posting articles and blog entries! </li></ul>
  37. 38. Paul Bradshaw Course Director, MA Online Journalism, School of Media, Birmingham City University, UK (mediacourses.com) Blogger, Online Journalism Blog [email_address]

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