Online Project Development: Part 2

Course Overview

Online Project Development: Part 2
Self-Directed Course
Time Estimate:
This course takes about an hour to complete.

About Self-Directed Courses

In a self-directed course, you can start and stop whenever you like, progressing entirely at your own pace and going back as many times as you want to review the material.

This second installment in the Online News Association Training Project will teach you how to tell stories in a digitial environment.
You'll look at three successful online projects and learn about each project's creation, from planning, reporting, and producing to marketing and assessing to help you complete your own projects.
The projects reflect diverse levels of staffing, resources, and multimedia expertise, but share a common trait: Each addressed a particular online journalism challenge with distinction and creativity.

What Will I Learn:

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of what it takes to produce a successful Web project.
  • Apply the five steps of a multimedia production to a variety of situations.
  • Identify and utilize the strengths of online projects.
Who should take this course:

Online, print, TV and radio journalists, J-schools students and anyone who wants to improve his or her multimedia skills and create new ideas for their online products.

Training Partner:

Online News Association

The Online News Association is the world's largest association of online journalists, with more than 1,700 members. ONA's mission is to inspire innovation and excellence among journalists to better serve the public.

Technical Requirements:

For this course you will need to have at least version 7.0 of the Flash plugin installed. For the best experience, we suggest that:

  • PC users use Internet Explorer or Netscape/Mozilla/Firefox
  • Mac users use Netscape/Mozilla/Firefox or Safari
  • you set your monitor resolution to 1024 x 768 or higher
  • you use a high speed connection